misdiagnose

verb
mis·​di·​ag·​nose | \ˌmis-ˈdī-ig-ˌnōs, -ˌnōz, ˌdī-ig-ˈ, -əg-\
misdiagnosed; misdiagnosing

Definition of misdiagnose 

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: to diagnose (someone or something) incorrectly … babesiosis is often missed or misdiagnosed as malaria or flu.— Linda Marsa The researchers added that children with this disease are often misdiagnosed and thus inappropriately treated …— Jane E. Brody

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1883, in the meaning defined above

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misdiagnose

transitive verb
mis·​di·​ag·​nose | \(ˈ)mis-ˈdī-ig-ˌnōs, -ˌnōz \
misdiagnosed; misdiagnosing

Medical Definition of misdiagnose 

: to diagnose incorrectly

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