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telediagnosis

[ tel-i-dahy-uhg-noh-sis ]

noun

, plural tel·e·di·ag·no·ses [tel-i-dahy-, uh, g-, noh, -seez].
  1. the detection of a disease by evaluating data transmitted to a receiving station from instruments monitoring a distant patient, as someone in a spacecraft.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of telediagnosis1

First recorded in 1960–65; tele- 1 + diagnosis

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