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self-diagnosis

[self-dahy-uh g-noh-sis]
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noun, plural self-di·ag·no·ses [self-dahy-uh g-noh-seez] /ˈsɛlfˌdaɪ əgˈnoʊ siz/.
  1. the diagnosis of one's own malady or illness.
  2. the capability of an electronic system to detect and analyze an error or malfunction within itself.
Related formsself-di·ag·nos·ing, adjectiveself-di·ag·nos·tic [self-dahy-uh g-nos-tik] /ˈsɛlfˌdaɪ əgˈnɒs tɪk/, adjective
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  • But the objective of this book is to improve the general reliability of a person's self-diagnosis and self-understanding.

    When You Don't Know Where to Turn

    Steven J. Bartlett

  • Mention has already been made, in speaking of Lenau's pathological traits, of his confirmed habit of self-diagnosis.


self-diagnosis in Medicine

self-diagnosis

n.
  1. Diagnosis of one's own illness or disease without professional medical consultation.
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