misdiagnose

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

Definition of misdiagnose 

transitive verb

: 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

First Known Use of misdiagnose

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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