noun, plural prog·no·ses [prog-noh-seez]. /prɒgˈnoʊ siz/.
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Example sentences from the Web for prognosis
Thank God it was detected early and could result in a positive prognosis.The Anatomy Of A Breast Cancer Survivor: ‘Early Detection Saved My Life’|Charli Penn|October 6, 2020|Essence.com
That’s the prognosis of Bill Gross who is convinced the tech-fueled rally is losing steam, and that investors would be wise to recalibrate their portfolios.Is M&A back? Investors hope so, and that’s lifting global stocks|Bernhard Warner|September 15, 2020|Fortune
As capacity shrunk, several nurses told ProPublica, Ochsner employees adopted an unusual method to withhold life-sustaining care from patients with poor prognoses.The Hospital System Sent Patients With Coronavirus Home to Die. Louisiana Legislators Are Demanding an Investigation.|by Annie Waldman and Joshua Kaplan|September 14, 2020|ProPublica
And unless Republicans start pursuing very different priorities in Congress, that prognosis could sting.
Tillis, despite the prognosis, was able to make a full recovery.North Carolina Republican Thom Tillis: Lawsuits for Me, Not for Thee|Ben Jacobs|September 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The prognosis of each person runs on a spectrum relative to their genetic loading and their environment.
She was at Cedars-Sinai in New York, and the prognosis was pretty bad, but they saved her.Michel Gondry on ‘Mood Indigo,’ Kanye West, and the 10th Anniversary of ‘Eternal Sunshine’|Marlow Stern|July 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
With each passing Bieber incident, however, the diagnosis gets more credible, and the prognosis even more worrisome.The Epic Justin Bieber Meltdown May Be the Most Worrisome One Yet|Kevin Fallon|January 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The prognosis of cancerous dilatation is as unfavorable as possible.
When more than one-third of the entire surface of the body is involved, even in a mild degree, the prognosis is grave.
The prognosis is grave in the extreme, and the only hope is in early excision, followed by the use of radium and X-rays.
Perforations of the body of the scapula were common, but they were of little importance in symptoms or prognosis.Surgical Experiences in South Africa, 1899-1900|George Henry Makins
But whichever way the prognosis pointed, she felt only a dull despair.The Fruit of the Tree|Edith Wharton
British Dictionary definitions for prognosis
noun plural -noses (-ˈnəʊsiːz)
- a prediction of the course or outcome of a disease or disorder
- the chances of recovery from a disease
Word Origin for prognosis
Medical definitions for prognosis
n. pl. prog•no•ses (-sēz)
Other words from prognosisprog′nos•ti′cian (-nŏs-tĭsh′ən) n.
Cultural definitions for prognosis
A medical prediction of the future course of a disease and the chance for recovery.