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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 results of the project--knowing how to best correct miscall errors for Katie allowed us to make better recommendations for her schooling and allowed us to provide her with higher quality clinical services.
Students of public address might expose how George Gallup and other early pitchmen for polling constructed the historical folklore of the industry's triumphant successes and explained away such debacles as the miscall of 1948.
Fifty-two percent said the first miscall of Gore winning Florida likely had an effect on how people voted in the western portions of the country.
Among the guest speakers at these conferences have been Anthony Atkinson, Boris Fedorov, Roman Frydman, Yegor Gaidar, Alexander Livshits, and Andreu miscall and many others.
Baseball has no plans for replay either--the teams are apparently willing to live with the occasional miscall as part of the game.
The gramophone voice asks the spectators to look at themselves, "[then] at the wall; and ask how's this wall, the great wall, which we call, perhaps miscall, civilization, to be built by (here the mirrors flicked and flashed) orts, scraps, and fragments like ourselves" (188)?
At this point, the anonymous voice addressing them asks: "how's this wall, the great wall, which we call, perhaps miscall, civilization, to be built by [...] orts, scraps and fragments like ourselves?" (111).
Steven Martin Miscall, 39, of Drumawillin Park, who is accused of causing grievous bodily harm with intent and resisting arrest, was freed on his own bail of pounds 750 with a surety of pounds 750 and ordered to stay out of Ballycastle.
Although they retracted the call a short time later, many Gore partisans believe that second miscall gave the Bush claim of victory a "sense of legitimacy." After all, Gore had to place a second call to Bush withdrawing his concession statement, and from then on he seemed to be fighting the perception that he was the one trying to "manipulate" the Florida vote count.
As the pageant continues, Miss La Trobe looses her theatrical minions on the crowd with all manner of reflective surfaces in order to show the gathered what she refers to as "Present Time: Ourselves"; during this episode, she asks a question through her loudspeaker that certainly applies to the modernist project in general: "How s this wall, the great wall, which we call, perhaps miscall, civilization, to be built by (here the mirrors flicked and flashed) orts, scraps and fragments like ourselves?" (127).
Your relatives should know better than to miscall him in front of you.
Aided and abetted by Mark Dickson, he cut through the Ports defence, and rolled a gem past the stranded Miscall.