[ mis-dahy-uhg-noh-sis ]
/ ˌmɪs daɪ əgˈnoʊ sɪs /
noun, plural mis·di·ag·no·ses [mis-dahy-uhg-noh-seez]. /ˌmɪs daɪ əgˈnoʊ siz/.
an incorrect diagnosis.
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Words nearby misdiagnosis
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Example sentences from the Web for misdiagnosis
The speech was the profound misdiagnosis of a faltering presidency—a misdiagnosis that is decidedly not the problem today.This Isn’t Obama’s Malaise, It’s GOP Intransigence|Robert Shrum|May 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for misdiagnosis
/ (ˌmɪsdaɪəɡˈnəʊsɪs) /
noun plural -ses (-siːz)
the act or an instance of misdiagnosing or being misdiagnosed
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Medical definitions for misdiagnosis
[ mĭs-dī′əg-nō′sĭs ]
n. pl. mis•di•ag•no•ses (-sēz)
An incorrect diagnosis.
Other words from misdiagnosismis•di′ag•nose′ v.
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