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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DIAGNOSIS

How much better the diagnosis of Madame Dacier, who is quoted by Lessing!

He liked to have all the symptoms before he made a diagnosis or ventured an opinion.

He seemed always to be making a diagnosis of the souls of men.

Bill grunted his disagreement with the diagnosis, and lapsed into silence.

In later conversations he told me the diagnosis of the disease had been correct.

Then he succinctly completed his diagnosis: "His jig is up!"

Two simple tests may be made which will help considerably in the diagnosis.

Her face flushed as she spoke, and I knew that my diagnosis had been correct.

This diagnosis is confirmed by the absence of morbid heredity.

Why might not Allonby have deceived him as to the alienist's diagnosis?

WORD ORIGIN

1680s, medical Latin application of Greek diagnosis "a discerning, distinguishing," from stem of diagignoskein "discern, distinguish," literally "to know thoroughly," from dia- "apart" (see dia-) + gignoskein "to learn" (see gnostic).

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nounstudy of animal, plant structure
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