verb (used with object), di·ag·nosed, di·ag·nos·ing.
verb (used without object), di·ag·nosed, di·ag·nos·ing.
- diaghilev, sergei pavlovich,
- diagnosis by exclusion,
- diagnostic diphtheria toxin
Origin of diagnose
noun, plural di·ag·no·ses [dahy-uh g-noh-seez] /ˌdaɪ əgˈnoʊ siz/.
- the process of determining by examination the nature and circumstances of a diseased condition.
- the decision reached from such an examination. Abbreviation: Dx
Origin of diagnosis
Examples from the Web for diagnoses
“Their wounds were not inconsistent with it, so we pursued the diagnoses,” LeVecchio recently old The Daily Beast.
The 200 or so diagnoses in the DSM, on the other hand, explain little and predict less.
They support about 7,700 sick children and their families, from the time of their diagnoses.Kate's Rapidly Expanding Belly Takes Center Stage On Kid's Hospice Visit|Tom Sykes|April 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Some of the diagnoses are real and important; others are figments, really.
So how does the DSM miss the boat when it comes to diagnoses?
He diagnoses his case with an amount of detail that must be tedious to children.Special Method in Primary Reading and Oral Work with Stories|Charles Alexander McMurry
I will give two or three of Phinuit's diagnoses as examples.Mrs. Piper & the Society for Psychical Research|Michael Sage
He diagnoses the case as love-hallucination, and suggests as a remedy a mock marriage, with himself as bridegroom.The Complete Opera Book|Gustav Kobb
She diagnoses her cases like a physician, and she wastes no time on incurables.What eight million women want|Rheta Childe Dorr
His diagnoses were confirmed by Bernadotte, and more than confirmed in after years.The Tragedy of St. Helena|Walter Runciman
noun plural -ses (-siːz)
- the identification of diseases by the examination of symptoms and signs and by other investigations
- an opinion or conclusion so reached
- thorough analysis of facts or problems in order to gain understanding and aid future planning
- an opinion or conclusion reached through such analysis
Word Origin for diagnosis
plural of diagnosis.
1861, back-formation from diagnosis. Related: Diagnosed; diagnosing.
1680s, medical Latin application of Greek diagnosis "a discerning, distinguishing," from stem of diagignoskein "discern, distinguish," literally "to know thoroughly," from dia- "apart" (see dia-) + gignoskein "to learn" (see gnostic).