01. In 1996, her illness was [diagnosed] as cancer, and she immediately began chemotherapy treatments.
02. Leung is an excellent mechanic, and can [diagnose] a lot of engine problems simply by listening to the motor while it is running.
03. We will be giving you a series of [diagnostic] tests to determine what English class you should be in.
04. The hospital has received an increase in its budget in order to purchase new [diagnostic] equipment.
05. The [diagnosis] of the illness can be quite difficult to make because the symptoms occur infrequently.
06. Groucho Marx once said that politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, [diagnosing] it incorrectly, and applying the wrong remedies.
07. August Bier once observed that a smart mother often makes a better [diagnosis] than a poor doctor.
08. Ambrose Bierce said that a [diagnosis] is a physician's forecast of the disease by the patient's pulse and purse.
09. Today, mental illnesses can be [diagnosed] and treated effectively, so many people with these illnesses can live normal, productive lives.
10. It is estimated that in 1999, about 175,000 women and 1,300 men in the United States will be [diagnosed] with breast cancer.
11. In 2001, approximately 21,200 Canadians were [diagnosed] with lung cancer, and about 18,000 died from the disease.
12. A [diagnosis] of cancer does not necessarily mean a shortened life.
13. In traditional Chinese medicine, the doctor [diagnoses] the patient by taking his pulse, checking the color of his tongue, and evaluating his symptoms.
14. In 1990, the creator of the Muppets, Jim Henson, died of pneumonia after being [misdiagnosed] by doctors who could have saved him if he had been given antibiotics.
15. The patient was [diagnosed] as a schizophrenic after reporting hearing voices.
16. I think it would be better to have the [diagnosis] confirmed by another doctor before deciding on any course of treatment.
17. The symptoms described by the patient point to a [diagnosis] of diabetes.
18. Keeping an accurate history of a patient's health is a doctor's most important tool in making a correct [diagnosis].

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  • diagnose — [ djagnoz ] n. f. • 1669; lat. diagnosis « discernement » 1 ♦ Méd. Vieilli Connaissance qui s acquiert par l observation des signes diagnostiques. 2 ♦ (1858) Biol. Détermination des caractéristiques (d une espèce animale ou végétale). Linné est « …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Diagnose — Sf Bestimmen einer Krankheit oder eines Defekts erw. fach. (18. Jh., Form 19. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus frz. diagnose, dieses aus gr. diágnōsis, einer Ableitung von gr. diagigno̧skein völlig erkennen, beurteilen , zu gr. gignṓskein erkennen ; …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • diagnose — is properly used to mean ‘to make a diagnosis of’ with the disease or problem as the object; passive uses predominate. Now, however, it is increasingly used with a person as object, usually followed by as with a verb participle: • He was… …   Modern English usage

  • Diagnose — »‹Krankheits›erkennung«: Das Fremdwort wurde im 18. Jh. aus gleichbed. frz. diagnose entlehnt, das auf griech. diágnōsis »unterscheidende Beurteilung, Erkenntnis« zurückgeht. Das zugrunde liegende Verb griech. dia gi gnō̓skein »durch und durch… …   Das Herkunftswörterbuch

  • Diagnose — Di ag*nose , v. t. & i. To ascertain by diagnosis; to diagnosticate. See {Diagnosticate}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Diagnōse — (v. gr.), 1) Erkenntniß; 2) bes. Erkenntniß eines Krankheitszustandes durch Aufsuchung, Beurtheilung u. Vergleichung der einzelnen Symptome des Kranken. Die Lehre von der Ermittelung u. Beurtheilung der Diagnostischen Merkmale, d.i. der… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Diagnōse — (Diagnōsis, griech.), Erkennung, Beurteilung; insbes. das Urteil, das sich der Arzt über das Wesen einer Krankheit bildet. Die Kunst, eine D. zu stellen, die Diagnostik, ermittelt die Art und das jeweilige Stadium der Krankheit; das Urteil über… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Diagnose — Diagnōse (grch.), das Erkennen eines Gegenstandes und Unterscheiden von einem andern, ähnlichen, bes. die Unterscheidung einer Krankheit von andern ähnlichen, um darauf das richtige Heilverfahren zu gründen. Diagnóstik, die Kunst, eine D. zu… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Diagnose — Diagnose, griech., die gehörige Unterscheidung und darauf beruhende Erkenntniß eines Gegenstandes, in der Heilkunde die richtige Unterscheidung u. Erkenntniß einer Krankheit. Sie ist sehr wichtig, weil auf ihr die einzuschlagende Behandlung… …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • diagnose — I verb analyze, appraise, classify, compare critically, discern, distinguish, estimate, examine critically, have insight, identify, judge, make a judgment, recognize, see the difference, sort out, specify, weigh II index decide, detect, discover …   Law dictionary

  • diagnose — (v.) 1861, back formation from DIAGNOSIS (Cf. diagnosis). Related: Diagnosed; diagnosing …   Etymology dictionary