Definition of misdiagnose verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

misdiagnose

 verb
verb
NAmE//ˌmɪsˈdaɪəɡˌnoʊs//
 
, NAmE//ˌmɪsdaɪəɡˈnoʊs//
 
misdiagnose something (as something)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they misdiagnose
 
he / she / it misdiagnoses
 
past simple misdiagnosed
 
-ing form misdiagnosing
 
 
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to give an explanation of the nature of an illness or a problem that is not correct Her depression was misdiagnosed as stress.
misdiagnosis
 
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NAmE//ˌmɪsdaɪəɡˈnoʊsəs//
 
noun
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: misdiagnose