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Definition of Diagnosis

Diagnosis

  1. The art or act of recognizing the presence of disease from its signs or symptoms, and deciding as to its character; also, the decision arrived at.
  2. Scientific determination of any kind; the concise description of characterization of a species.
  3. Critical perception or scrutiny; judgment based on such scrutiny; esp., perception of, or judgment concerning, motives and character.

Diagnosis Quotations

We know from our clinical experience in the practice of medicine that in diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment, the individual and his background of heredity are just as important, if not more so, as the disease itself.
Paul Dudley White

What is the natural reaction when told you have a hopeless mental illness? That diagnosis does you in; that, and the humiliation of being there. I mean, the indignity you're subjected to. My God.
Kate Millett

For people who are afraid to talk about cancer, for people who are afraid to communicate with their loved ones about it, and for the people who want to pretend cancer doesn't exist, either delaying diagnosis or not getting regular checkups, the consequences can be fatal. Doing nothing about cancer will kill you.
Marlee Matlin

For mental illnesses, we need better access to treatment and diagnosis.
Tipper Gore

When I decided to become a doctor, I was very, very young, when my mother, her seventh child, became pregnant, and she was feeling terrible pain, and I could not know how to help her. And my mother died in front of my eyes, without knowing why, which diagnosis. So I decided to be a doctor.
Hawa Abdi
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Diagnosis Translations

diagnosis in French is diagnostic, diagnose
diagnosis in German is Diagnose
diagnosis in Norwegian is diagnose
diagnosis in Spanish is diagnostico, diagnosis
diagnosis in Swedish is diagnos
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