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diagnostics

 [di″ag-nos´tiks]
the science and practice of diagnosis of disease.

diagnostics

/di·ag·nos·tics/ (di″ag-nos´tiks) the science and practice of diagnosis of disease.

diagnostics

(di?ag-nos'tiks) [ diagnos(is) + -ics]
The science, art, or practice of diagnosis.

companion diagnostics

Laboratory tests and test kits used to determine the suitability of patients for tailored or targeted forms of therapy, e.g., therapies that act on unique biochemical pathways or that require specific genotypes or mutations.

molecular diagnostics

Molecular pathology (2).

diagnostics

the science and practice of diagnosis of disease
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