differential diagnosis

n.

Determination of which one of two or more diseases with similar symptoms is the one from which the patient is suffering.differentiation

Nearby words

  1. differential association,
  2. differential blood count,
  3. differential calculus,
  4. differential coefficient,
  5. differential compaction,
  6. differential equation,
  7. differential gear,
  8. differential geometry,
  9. differential operator,
  10. differential psychology


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