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misdiagnose

[ mis-dahy-uhg-nohs, -nohz, mis-dahy-uhg-nohs, -nohz ]
/ m瑟s藞da瑟 蓹g藢no蕣s, -藢no蕣z, 藢m瑟s da瑟 蓹g藞no蕣s, -藞no蕣z /
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verb (used without object), mis路di路ag路nosed, mis路di路ag路nos路ing.
to make an incorrect diagnosis.
verb (used with object), mis路di路ag路nosed, mis路di路ag路nos路ing.
to diagnose erroneously: to misdiagnose the nation's ills.
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Origin of misdiagnose

First recorded in 1925鈥30; mis-1 + diagnose
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British Dictionary definitions for misdiagnose

misdiagnose
/ (藢m瑟s藞da瑟蓹伞藢n蓹蕣z) /

verb (tr)
to diagnose (an illness or problem) wrongly or mistakenly
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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