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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.

diagnostic

[dī′agnos′tik]
pertaining to a diagnosis.

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.

diagnostic

pertaining to or emanating from the making of a diagnosis.

diagnostic codes
alphanumeric codes used to identify diagnoses for the purposes of computer storage. The codes can be entirely alphabetical, and therefore much more user-friendly, but the number of diagnoses that the system can hold is limited. Completely numeric code systems offer limitless volumetric capacity, a disadvantage in a working hospital.
diagnostic data
data with finite values as opposed to continuous data, e.g. the number of puppies born per litter.
diagnostic disciplines
the disciplines applied to the making of diagnoses. Includes clinical medicine, surgery and reproduction and also epidemiology, pathology, microbiology, parasitology and toxicology.
diagnostic hypotheses
preliminary list of potential diagnoses.
diagnostic kits
commercially available tests used in the diagnosis of disease. Most are intended for biochemical estimation or the qualitative detection of antigen or antibody. Many are based on an ELISA.
diagnostic laboratory, veterinary diagnostic laboratory
present in most countries to provide veterinary laboratory diagnostic services, particularly with respect to regulatory diseases but, in almost all cases, also for laboratory diagnostic support for any animal disease. Most are supported, in part, by state or national funding but most also need to charge a fee for diagnostic services. In the US, accreditation is through the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians (AAVLD). Regional veterinary diagnostic laboratories are established to serve the needs of farms in their proximity
diagnostic plan
in problem-oriented diagnosis, the systematic outline of procedures and tests to be undertaken in making a diagnosis.
diagnostic points
in acupuncture terminology include association points (back Shu points and alarm points, front Mu points).
diagnostic test
tests likely to provide information which aids in the making of a diagnosis.
diagnostic trail
a standard procedure for making a clinical and laboratory examination so that nothing is omitted and so that the procedure can be checked or repeated.
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