underdiagnose


un·der·di·ag·nose

transitive verb \ˌən-dər-ˈdī-ig-ˌnōs, -ˌnōz; -ˌdī-ig-ˈ, -əg-\

Definition of UNDERDIAGNOSE

:  to diagnose (a condition or disease) less often than it is actually present
un·der·di·ag·no·sis \-ˌdī-ig-ˈnō-səs, -əg-\ noun

First Known Use of UNDERDIAGNOSE

1974

un·der·di·ag·nose

transitive verb \-ˈdī-ig-ˌnōs, -ˌnōz; -ˌdī-ig-ˈ, -əg-\   (Medical Dictionary)
un·der·di·ag·nosedun·der·di·ag·nos·ing

Medical Definition of UNDERDIAGNOSE

: to diagnose (a condition or disease) less often than it is actually present <a tendency to underdiagnose degenerative joint disease>

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