misdiagnose
To incorrectly diagnose.

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  • misdiagnose — (v.) 1897, from MIS (Cf. mis ) (1) + DIAGNOSE (Cf. diagnose). Related: Misdiagnosed; misdiagnosing …   Etymology dictionary

  • misdiagnose — ► VERB ▪ diagnose incorrectly. DERIVATIVES misdiagnosis noun …   English terms dictionary

  • misdiagnose — [mis΄dī΄əg nōs′, mis΄dī′əgnōz′] vt., vi. misdiagnosed, misdiagnosing to make an incorrect diagnosis of (a disease, condition, etc.) misdiagnosis [mis΄dī′əgnō′sis] n. pl. misdiagnoses [mis΄dī′əg nō′sēz΄] …   English World dictionary

  • misdiagnose — UK [ˌmɪsˈdaɪəɡˌnəʊz] / US [ˌmɪsˈdaɪəɡˌnoʊz] verb [intransitive/transitive] Word forms misdiagnose : present tense I/you/we/they misdiagnose he/she/it misdiagnoses present participle misdiagnosing past tense misdiagnosed past participle… …   English dictionary

  • misdiagnose — /mis duy euhg nohs , nohz , mis duy euhg nohs , nohz /, v., misdiagnosed, misdiagnosing. v.i. 1. to make an incorrect diagnosis. v.t. 2. to diagnose erroneously: to misdiagnose the nation s ills. [1925 30; MIS 1 + DIAGNOSE] * * * …   Universalium

  • misdiagnose — mis|di|ag|nose [ˌmısdaıəgˈnəuz US ˈnous] v [T] to give an incorrect explanation of an illness, a problem in a machine etc misdiagnose sth as sth ▪ Her condition was misdiagnosed as arthritis …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • misdiagnose — mis•di•ag•nose [[t]mɪsˈdaɪ əgˌnoʊs, ˌnoʊz, ˌmɪs daɪ əgˈnoʊs, ˈnoʊz[/t]] v. nosed, nos•ing 1) med to diagnose erroneously: to misdiagnose the nation s ills[/ex] 2) med to make an incorrect diagnosis • Etymology: 1925–30 …   From formal English to slang

  • misdiagnose — mis·di·ag·nose ( )mis dī ig .nōs, .nōz vt, nosed; nos·ing to diagnose incorrectly …   Medical dictionary

  • misdiagnose — mis|di|ag|nose [ ,mıs daıəg,nouz ] verb intransitive or transitive to be wrong about what illness someone has ╾ mis|di|ag|no|sis noun count or uncount …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • misdiagnose — v. diagnose incorrectly …   English contemporary dictionary

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