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ˌdaɪ əgˈnoʊ sɪsdi·ag·no·sis

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. diagnosis, diagnosing(noun)

    identifying the nature or cause of some phenomenon

GCIDE

  1. Diagnosis(n.)

    Hence, the act or process of identifying the nature or cause of some phenomenon, especially the abnormal behavior of an animal or artifactual device; as, diagnosis of a vibration in an automobile; diagnosis of the failure of a sales campaign; diagnosis of a computer malfunction.

    Etymology: [NL., fr. Gr. , fr. to distinguish; dia` through, asunder + to know. See Know.]

Wiktionary

  1. diagnosis(Noun)

    The identification of the nature and cause of an illness.

    Etymology: From diagnosis, from διάγνωσις, from διαγιγνώσκειν, from διά + γιγνώσκειν.

  2. diagnosis(Noun)

    The identification of the nature and cause of something (of any nature).

    Etymology: From diagnosis, from διάγνωσις, from διαγιγνώσκειν, from διά + γιγνώσκειν.

  3. diagnosis(Noun)

    A written description of a species or other taxon serving to distinguish that species from all others. Especially, a description written in Latin and published.

    Etymology: From diagnosis, from διάγνωσις, from διαγιγνώσκειν, from διά + γιγνώσκειν.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Diagnosis(noun)

    the art or act of recognizing the presence of disease from its signs or symptoms, and deciding as to its character; also, the decision arrived at

    Etymology: [NL., fr. Gr. , fr. to distinguish; dia` through, asunder + to know. See Know.]

  2. Diagnosis(noun)

    scientific determination of any kind; the concise description of characterization of a species

    Etymology: [NL., fr. Gr. , fr. to distinguish; dia` through, asunder + to know. See Know.]

  3. Diagnosis(noun)

    critical perception or scrutiny; judgment based on such scrutiny; esp., perception of, or judgment concerning, motives and character

    Etymology: [NL., fr. Gr. , fr. to distinguish; dia` through, asunder + to know. See Know.]

Freebase

  1. Diagnosis

    Medical diagnosis refers both to the process of attempting to determine or identify a possible disease or disorder, and to the opinion reached by this process. From the point of view of statistics the diagnostic procedure involves classification tests. It is a major component of, for example, the procedure of a doctor's visit.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Diagnosis

    dī-ag-nō′sis, n. the distinguishing a disease by means of its symptoms: a brief description:—pl. Diagnō′ses.—v.t. Dī′agnose, to ascertain from symptoms, as a disease.—adj. Dīagnos′tic, distinguishing: characteristic.—n. that by which anything is known: a symptom.—n.pl. Diagnos′tics, the branch of medicine to which the skill in noting and interpreting symptoms belongs. [Gr., dia, between, gnōsisgnōnai, to know.]

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Diagnosis

    The determination of the nature of a disease or condition, or the distinguishing of one disease or condition from another. Assessment may be made through physical examination, laboratory tests, or the likes. Computerized programs may be used to enhance the decision-making process.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'diagnosis' in Nouns Frequency: #1964

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    The numerical value of diagnosis in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

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    The numerical value of diagnosis in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of diagnosis in a Sentence

  1. Qi Xiaolong:

    The biggest advantage of CT scans is 'fast' – we can see the results immediately, as we're facing the shortage of virus test-kits in Wuhan and other virus-stricken areas near it (or the shortage of professional testing staff), current case-confirming procedures cannot meet the requirement of diagnosis and treatment.

  2. Hillsborough County:

    At that time [ August 2018 ], Michelle Louise Kolts wasnt diagnosed with any type of mental health diagnosis. Michelle Louise Kolts stated, at that time, Michelle Louise Kolts intentions were not to harm anyone. Michelle Louise Kolts parents said Michelle Louise Kolts was a little on the autism spectrum.

  3. Uzma Samadani:

    Once we get FDA clearance -- I would hope within a year -- it will be obvious something will have to be used, because eye tracking is objective, and it is impossible to fake that your eye movements are coordinated when they are not, the NFL could potentially eliminate any human-error component to concussion diagnosis.

  4. Eric Topol:

    A lot of the diagnosis and monitoring functions will be done through little devices— smartphones— by the patient with computer assistance. So it’s a real big change in the model of how we render healthcare.

  5. Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf:

    My doctors made the diagnosis after a regular checkup revealed abnormalities. In consultation with my doctors, I have a planned treatment schedule that will begin in the coming weeks, those treatments will last the next several months, but they will present no impairment to my ability to perform my duties as governor.

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