Medical Dictionary

diagnosis

noun di·ag·no·sis \ˌdī-ig-ˈnō-səs, -əg-\
plural di·ag·no·ses \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of DIAGNOSIS

1
a :  the art or act of identifying a disease from its signs and symptoms b :  the decision reached by diagnosis <a diagnosis of pneumonia>
2
:  a concise technical description of a taxon
July 01, 2015
precarious Hear it
not certain, secure, or steady
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