Complete Definition of "prognosis"

English

Etymology
Via Latin prognosis, from Ancient Greek ÏÏÏγνÏÏÎ¹Ï (prognosis), "foreknowledge, perceiving beforehand, prediction", from prefix ÏÏο- (pro-) + γνÏÏÎ¹Ï (gnosis) " seeking to know, inquiry, investigation, a knowing, knowledge", from γιγνÏÏÎºÏ (gignosko) "to learn to know, to perceive, to mark, to learn".

Noun
en-noun|prognoses

  1. A prediction of the course or outcome of a disease or disorder.
  2. A prediction about how a given situation will develop in the future.
  3. Any forecast or prediction.

Translations
Estonian: ennustus; prognoos
Finnish: ennuste
German: Prognose f

Derived terms
prognostic
prognosticate
prognostication


Latin

Etymology
From Ancient Greek ÏÏÏγνÏÏÎ¹Ï (prognosis).

Noun
prognÅsis, Wiktionary Appendix:Latin third declension|-Åsis f

  1. forecast, prediction

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