misdiagnosis

noun
mis·di·ag·no·sis | \ˌmis-ˌdī-ig-ˈnō-səs, -əg-\
plural misdiagnoses\ˌmis-ˌdī-ig-ˈnō-ˌsēz, -əg- \

Definition of misdiagnosis 

: an incorrect diagnosis Misdiagnosis can easily occur unless the veterinarian is alert to the possibility of Lyme disease.— Suzanne Clothier et al. The court also stated that experts can be sued for negligence resulting from their misdiagnoses.— Mark Hansen

First Known Use of misdiagnosis

1884, in the meaning defined above

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misdiagnosis

noun
mis·di·ag·no·sis | \(ˌ)mis-ˌdī-ig-ˈnō-səs \
plural misdiagnoses\-ˌsēz \

Medical Definition of misdiagnosis 

: an incorrect diagnosis

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