[self-dahy-uh g-noh-sis] /ˈsɛlfˌdaɪ əgˈnoʊ sɪs/
noun, plural self-diagnoses
[self-dahy-uh g-noh-seez] /ˈsɛlfˌdaɪ əgˈnoʊ siz/ (Show IPA)
the diagnosis of one’s own malady or illness.
the capability of an electronic system to detect and analyze an error or malfunction within itself.
Diagnosis of one’s own illness or disease without professional medical consultation.
[dif-uh-ren-shee-eyt] /ˌdɪf əˈrɛn ʃiˌeɪt/ verb (used with object), differentiated, differentiating. 1. to form or mark differently from other such things; distinguish. 2. to change; alter. 3. to perceive the difference in or between. 4. to make different by modification, as a biological species. 5. Mathematics. to obtain the differential or the derivative of. verb (used […]
noun 1. act of diffusing; state of being diffused. 2. prolixity of speech or writing; discursiveness. 3. Physics. Also called migration. an intermingling of molecules, ions, etc., resulting from random thermal agitation, as in the dispersion of a vapor in air. a reflection or refraction of light or other electromagnetic radiation from an irregular surface […]
adjective 1. guided, regulated, or managed: a carefully directed program. 2. subject to direction, guidance, regulation, etc. 3. Mathematics. (of an angle or vector) having positive or negative direction or orientation assigned. self-directed adjective 1. (of study, learning, etc) regulated or conducted by oneself adjective 1. (maths) (of a number, line, or angle) having either […]
verb (used with object) 1. to manage or guide by advice, helpful information, instruction, etc.: He directed the company through a difficult time. 2. to regulate the course of; control: History is directed by a small number of great men and women. 3. to administer; manage; supervise: She directs the affairs of the estate. 4. […]