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misdiagnosis

(1) The incorrect diagnosis of a morbid condition.
(2) A diagnostic error, as in a pathologist miscalling a benign lesion malignant or vice versa, or a radiologist missing an obvious subdural haematoma.

miscall

 Misdiagnosis, see there.
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The M1 Garand is one of the most venerated of WWII battle rifles, but Iwo Jima's volcanic ash (often miscalled sand) managed to foul the actions of many M1s causing them to malfunction.
An organization miscalled the National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare came up with the case of two sisters, one born in 1916 and the other in 1917.
He miscalled a sending-off, mentioned Cardiff's last appearance, in the Cup Final of 1927, three times before the teams had even walked out.
Scottish Parliament presiding officer Alex Fergusson mixed up the numbers, and miscalled the ties when the four balls were drawn.
Young lady, what you miscalled your 'moral instinct' was the instilling in you by your elders of the truth that survival can have stronger imperatives than that of your own personal survival.
When Katie miscalled a word while reading text assigned to the Word Supply condition, therapists stopped her, said, "My turn.
Nonintervention, sometimes miscalled "isolationism," is thus the application of classical liberal (libertarian) principles to foreign policy.
Farmers in this country are miscalled all the time.
Examples of miscalled words on the SORT-R pretest include: went for want, dad for baby, happy for help, and jug for jump.
Specifically, teachers should know whether to intervene when a word is miscalled, when to intervene, and how to appropriately respond.
The upset victories also upset political pollsters, all of whom miscalled the Georgia races by embarrassing margins of as much as 16 percentage points.