noun, plural prog·no·ses [prog-noh-seez] /prɒgˈnoʊ siz/.
- prognostic chart,
Origin of prognosis
Examples from the Web for prognosis
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
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
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.
n. pl. prog•no•ses (-sēz)
A medical prediction of the future course of a disease and the chance for recovery.