Etymology: From (term, diagnosisLatin, diagnÅsis), from Ancient Greek (term, , , sc=polytonic, tr=diígnÅsis), from (term, , , to discern, sc=polytonic, tr=diagignóskein), from (term, , , apart, sc=polytonic, tr=dií) + (term, , , to learn, sc=polytonic, tr=gignóskein).
- (medicine) The identification of the nature and cause of an illness.
- The identification of the nature and cause of something (of any nature).
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