Medical Dictionary

underdiagnosis


underdiagnosis

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

Definition of UNDERDIAGNOSIS

:  failure to recognize or correctly diagnose a disease or condition especially in a significant proportion of patients
March 05, 2015
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