diagnosis

diagnosis
/daɪəgˈnoʊsəs / (say duyuhg'nohsuhs)

noun (plural diagnoses /daɪəgˈnoʊsiz/ (say duyuhg'nohseez))
1. Medicine
a. the process of determining, by examination of the patient, the nature and identity of a diseased condition.
b. the decision reached from such an examination.
2. Biology scientific determination; a description which classifies precisely.
3. any analysis of events, character, etc.
{New Latin, from Greek: a distinguishing, from diagignōskein to distinguish, from dia- through, thoroughly + gignōikein to learn to know, perceive}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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