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underdiagnose

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verb un·der·di·ag·nose \ˌən-dər-ˈdī-ig-ˌnōs, -ˌnōz; -ˌdī-ig-ˈ, -əg-\

Definition of underdiagnose

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to diagnose (a condition or disease) less often than it is actually present

un·der·di·ag·no·sis play \-ˌdī-ig-ˈnō-səs, -əg-\ noun


1974

First Known Use of underdiagnose

1974


Medical Dictionary

underdiagnose

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transitive verb un·der·di·ag·nose \-ˈdī-ig-ˌnōs, -ˌnōz; -ˌdī-ig-ˈ, -əg-\

Medical Definition of underdiagnose

un·der·di·ag·nosedun·der·di·ag·nos·ing

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




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