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Definition of misdiagnose verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

misdiagnose

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//mɪsˈdaɪəɡnəʊz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//mɪsˈdaɪəɡnoʊz//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they misdiagnose
BrE BrE//mɪsˈdaɪəɡnəʊz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//mɪsˈdaɪəɡnoʊz//
 
he / she / it misdiagnoses
BrE BrE//ˌmɪsdaɪəɡˈnəʊsɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmɪsdaɪəɡˈnoʊsɪz//
 
past simple misdiagnosed
BrE BrE//mɪsˈdaɪəɡnəʊzd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//mɪsˈdaɪəɡnoʊzd//
 
past participle misdiagnosed
BrE BrE//mɪsˈdaɪəɡnəʊzd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//mɪsˈdaɪəɡnoʊzd//
 
-ing form misdiagnosing
BrE BrE//mɪsˈdaɪəɡnəʊzɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//mɪsˈdaɪəɡnoʊzɪŋ//
 
 
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misdiagnose something (as something) to give an explanation of the nature of an illness or a problem that is not correct Her depression was misdiagnosed as stress.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: misdiagnose