Medical Definition of underdiagnosis
plural underdiagnoses \-ˌsēz\play
: failure to recognize or correctly diagnose a disease or condition especially in a significant proportion of patients <… a growing body of research that demonstrates an underdiagnosis of heart disease in women, as well as a lack of understanding about gender variations in symptoms of heart disease …—Florida Today (Brevard County, Florida), 10 July 2007>
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