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prognosisnoun [C]

uk   /prɒɡˈnəʊ.sɪs/  us   /prɑːɡˈnoʊ-/ (plural prognoses )
(Definition of prognosis from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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prognosisnoun [C]

 us   /prɑɡˈnoʊ·sɪs/ (plural prognoses  /prɑɡˈnoʊˌsiz/ )
a doctor’s ​judgment of the ​likely or ​expecteddevelopment of a ​disease, or a ​statement of what the ​likelyfuturesituation is: After ​successfulsurgery his prognosis was good.
(Definition of prognosis from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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