[ tel-i-dahy-uh g-noh-sis ]
/ ˌtɛl ɪˌdaɪ əgˈnoʊ sɪs /

noun, plural tel·e·di·ag·no·ses [tel-i-dahy-uh g-noh-seez] /ˌtɛl ɪˌdaɪ əgˈnoʊ siz/.

the detection of a disease by evaluating data transmitted to a receiving station from instruments monitoring a distant patient, as someone in a spacecraft.

Origin of telediagnosis

First recorded in 1960–65; tele-1 + diagnosis Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for telediagnosis


[ tĕl′ĭ-dī′əg-nōsĭs ]


A diagnosis that is made at a remote location and is based on the evaluation of data transmitted from instruments that monitor the patient and a transfer link to a diagnostic center.
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