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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. Producer John Marks:

    The doctors wanted to do more tests, they did see some signs that there could be an issue, but they weren’t comfortable issuing anything, like a diagnosis. So I think David came out of that appointment… feeling hopeful that maybe it wasn’t as bad as he feared or maybe it could be dealt with. Was he hiding the truth artfully or lying to himself or in denial about what was really wrong with him? That is something I don’t know. We never really had a chance to talk about that. It’s a bit of a mystery.

  2. Lisa Niemi:

    It's the worst thing in the world to go through, you spend every day fighting for that person's life. I know that he spent every day fighting for his own... He survived 22 months, which was miraculous with the diagnosis that he received.

  3. Dorothy Hamill:

    It’s a devastating diagnosis and one thinks it’s a death sentence, and the great news is it’s not anymore – most often not, if you get it early enough.

  4. Daniel Lenihan:

    The biggest worry is of course the cancer diagnosis, but the cardiac disease issues can really sneak up and be a bigger problem.

  5. Ady Barkan:

    Senator, since my diagnosis, I have been thinking a lot about my legacy, i'm curious, what do you want your legacy to be after you eventually exit the stage of national politics ? How do you want to be remembered ?

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