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di·ag·nos·tic

(dī'ag-nos'tik),
1. Relating to or aiding in diagnosis.
2. Establishing or confirming a diagnosis.

diagnostic

(dī′əg-nŏs′tĭk)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or used in a diagnosis.
2. Serving to identify a particular disease; characteristic.
n.
1. often diagnostics(used with a sing. verb) The art or practice of medical diagnosis.
2. A symptom or a distinguishing feature serving as supporting evidence in a diagnosis.
3. An instrument or technique used in medical diagnosis.

di′ag·nos′ti·cal·ly adv.

di·ag·nos·tic

(dī-ăg-nos'tik)
1. Relating to or aiding in diagnosis.
2. Establishing or confirming a diagnosis.

diagnostic

Pertaining to DIAGNOSIS.

Diagnostic

The art or act of identifying a disease from its signs and symptoms.
Mentioned in: Kinesiology, Applied

di·ag·nos·tic

(dī-ăg-nos'tik)
1. Relating to or aiding in diagnosis.
2. Establishing or confirming a diagnosis.
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