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noun as in identification of problem, disease

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A lengthy series of objective tests may lead to a diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease.

Even when diagnoses of mental illness are made, laws around the world are supposed to prevent discrimination in the workplace and elsewhere.

Such research may inform diagnosis and treatment of human infertility, Pacey says.

An especially astute doctor might be able to see a patient’s symptoms and try to make a clairvoyant diagnosis.

The software doesn’t have to account for every possible diagnosis, like infectious diseases from the tropics.

Diagnosis of CTE is often considered to be specialized and has to occur at a designated institution like Boston University.

The official diagnosis: a mono-like virus that makes you really, really tired.

Those of us who are committed to this issue see it the same light you might if you got a fatal cancer diagnosis for your child.

I recall being taught during my medical education that a likely diagnosis was neurofibromatosis type 1.

Accompanying this diagnosis was a description of what her particular death would be like.

In the early stages of chronic nephritis, when diagnosis is difficult, it is usually normal.

In pernicious anemia they are always greatly diminished, and an increase should exclude the diagnosis of this disease.

Directions for preparing it are given in most of the newer large text-books upon clinical diagnosis.

A marked lymphocyte leukocytosis occurs in pertussis, and is of value in diagnosis.

When applied to the diagnosis of typhoid fever, the phenomenon is known as the Widal reaction.


On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to diagnosis, such as: analysis, conclusion, examination, interpretation, investigation, and opinion.

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