[ self-dahy-uh g-noh-sis ]
/ ˈsɛlfˌdaɪ əgˈnoʊ sɪs /

noun, plural self-di·ag·no·ses [self-dahy-uh g-noh-seez] /ˈsɛlfˌdaɪ əgˈnoʊ siz/.

the diagnosis of one's own malady or illness.
the capability of an electronic system to detect and analyze an error or malfunction within itself.

Nearby words

  1. self-destructive,
  2. self-determination,
  3. self-determinism,
  4. self-development,
  5. self-devotion,
  6. self-directed,
  7. self-discipline,
  8. self-disciplined,
  9. self-dissociation,
  10. self-distrust

Related formsself-di·ag·nos·ing, adjectiveself-di·ag·nos·tic [self-dahy-uh g-nos-tik] /ˈsɛlfˌdaɪ əgˈnɒs tɪk/, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for self-diagnostic



Diagnosis of one's own illness or disease without professional medical consultation.

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