diagnose verb definition in Medical examinations topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


 verb: Medical examinations topic
to say exactly what an illness or the cause of a problem is diagnose (something) The test is used to diagnose a variety of diseases. diagnose something as something The illness was diagnosed as cancer. diagnose somebody with something He has recently been diagnosed with angina. diagnose somebody (as) something He was diagnosed (as) a diabetic when he was 64. diagnose somebody + adj./noun He was diagnosed (a) diabetic.

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