- to subject to or make a prognosis.
Origin of prognose
- Medicine/Medical. a forecasting of the probable course and outcome of a disease, especially of the chances of recovery.
- a forecast or prognostication.
Origin of prognosis
Related Words for prognosesprognostication, prediction, diagnosis, projection, guess, expectation, cast, prophecy, speculation, surmise, prevision
Examples from the Web for prognoses
Contemporary Examples of prognoses
Every other horror I could think of at least had odds or prognoses.Gabrielle Giffords' Difficult Path Back From a Brain Injury
January 12, 2011
Historical Examples of prognoses
We know what clever structures of conjectures and prognoses have been built on these foundations.Essay on the Creative Imagination
- a prediction of the course or outcome of a disease or disorder
- the chances of recovery from a disease
- any forecast or prediction
Word Origin for prognosis
1650s, "forecast of the probable course of a disease," from Late Latin prognosis, from Greek prognosis "foreknowledge," also, in medicine, "predicted course of a disease," from stem of progignoskein "come to know beforehand," from pro- "before" (see pro-) + gignoskein "come to know" (see gnostic). General (non-medical) use in English from 1706. A back-formed verb prognose is attested from 1837. Related: Prognosed; prognosing.
- A prediction of the probable course and outcome of a disease.
- The likelihood of recovery from a disease.
A medical prediction of the future course of a disease and the chance for recovery.