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verb (used without object), misdiagnosed, misdiagnosing.
to make an incorrect diagnosis.
verb (used with object), misdiagnosed, misdiagnosing.
to diagnose erroneously:
to misdiagnose the nation’s ills.
[mis-dahy-uh g-noh-sis] /ˌmɪs daɪ əgˈnoʊ sɪs/
noun, plural misdiagnoses
[mis-dahy-uh g-noh-seez] /ˌmɪs daɪ əgˈnoʊ siz/ (Show IPA)
an incorrect diagnosis.
verb (transitive)
to diagnose (an illness or problem) wrongly or mistakenly
noun (pl) -ses (-siːz)
the act or an instance of misdiagnosing or being misdiagnosed

misdiagnosis mis·di·ag·no·sis (mĭs-dī’əg-nō’sĭs)
n. pl. mis·di·ag·no·ses (-sēz)
An incorrect diagnosis.
mis·di’ag·nose’ v.


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