[ mis-dahy-uh g-nohs, -nohz, mis-dahy-uh g-nohs, -nohz ]
/ mɪsˈdaɪ əgˌnoʊs, -ˌnoʊz, ˌmɪs daɪ əgˈnoʊs, -ˈnoʊz /
verb (used without object), mis·di·ag·nosed, mis·di·ag·nos·ing.
to make an incorrect diagnosis.
verb (used with object), mis·di·ag·nosed, mis·di·ag·nos·ing.
to diagnose erroneously: to misdiagnose the nation's ills.
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British Dictionary definitions for misdiagnose
/ (ˌmɪsˈdaɪəɡˌnəʊz) /
to diagnose (an illness or problem) wrongly or mistakenly
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