[mis-dahy-uh g-nohs, -nohz, mis-dahy-uh g-nohs, -nohz] /mɪsˈdaɪ əgˌnoʊs, -ˌnoʊz, ˌmɪs daɪ əgˈnoʊs, -ˈnoʊz/

verb (used without object), misdiagnosed, misdiagnosing.
to make an incorrect diagnosis.
verb (used with object), misdiagnosed, misdiagnosing.
to erroneously:
to misdiagnose the nation’s ills.
verb (transitive)
to diagnose (an illness or problem) wrongly or mistakenly

1897, from mis- (1) + diagnose. Related: Misdiagnosed; misdiagnosing.


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