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telediagnosis

[tel-i-dahy-uh g-noh-sis] /ˌtɛl ɪˌdaɪ əgˈnoʊ sɪs/
noun, plural telediagnoses
[tel-i-dahy-uh g-noh-seez] /ˌtɛl ɪˌdaɪ əgˈnoʊ siz/ (Show IPA)
1.
the detection of a disease by evaluating data transmitted to a receiving station from instruments monitoring a distant patient, as someone in a spacecraft.
Origin of telediagnosis
1960-1965
First recorded in 1960-65; tele-1 + diagnosis
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telediagnosis in Medicine

telediagnosis tel·e·di·ag·no·sis (těl'ĭ-dī'əg-nō'sĭs)
n.
A diagnosis that is made at a remote location and is based on the evaluation of data transmitted from instruments that monitor the patient and a transfer link to a diagnostic center.

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