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diagnosis

noun [C or U] uk   /ˌdaɪ.əɡˈnəʊ.sɪs/ us    /-ˈnoʊ-/ (plural diagnoses)
C2 a judgment about what a particular illness or problem is, made after examining it: "What was the diagnosis?" "Arthritis in both joints." The doctor has made an initial diagnosis. Diagnosis of the disease is difficult in the early stages.Symptoms and diagnosis of medical problemsConcluding and deducing
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