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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 di·ag·no·sis /ˌdaɪɪgˈnosəs, əg-/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 di·ag·no·sis /ˌdaɪɪgˈnosəs, əg-/ 名詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Di·ag·no·sis n.; pl. Diagnoses
 1. Med. 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.
 3. Scientific determination of any kind; the concise description of characterization of a species.
 4. Critical perception or scrutiny; judgment based on such scrutiny; esp., perception of, or judgment concerning, motives and character.
    The quick eye for effects, the clear diagnosis of men's minds, and the love of epigram.   --Compton Reade.
    My diagnosis of his character proved correct.   --J. Payn.
 Differential diagnosis Med., the determination of the distinguishing characteristics as between two similar diseases or conditions.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : identifying the nature or cause of some phenomenon [syn: diagnosing]
      [also: diagnoses (pl)]