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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.
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miscall

 Misdiagnosis, see there.
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Great powers whose populations are accustomed to victory, it seems, make overseas humiliations tolerable by focusing on individual suffering rather than strategic miscalls.
Indeed, the umpires contend that the UIS system miscalls occasional pitches by more than a foot--and sometimes much more.
Perceived rating miscalls are the most significant problem for the agencies, because these potentially erode the reputational assets the agencies have built up since the 1930s.
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TV news executives took a pasting last week before a congressional panel investigating Election Night 2000 miscalls, and they promised changes to avoid a repeat of the debacle.
It is troubling that the representatives of the National Council on Public Polls feel they need to challenge criticism of the national polls in such a manner after an election season of widely acknowledged volatility and variation among the polls and the disastrous miscalls on election night.
Rosenstiel said he doubts whether there's enough commitment by the networks to spend the money necessary to reinforce their news organizations to try to prevent a repeat of the election 2000 miscalls.
But to reduce the number of "miscalls," there must be at least fifty days between the day an employee changes a phone number and the reuse of his or her old phone number by another employee.
If we started making up for miscalls, we'd begin to question our judgment.
Pacquiao backed the request of the Games and Amusement Board (GAB) to the World Boxing Organization (WBO) to thoroughly look into the possible miscalls of the referee and the errors made by the judges in the fight.
Resulting chromatograms were evaluated for miscalls and ambiguities and assembled into contigs in SeqManTMPro (version 7.1.0, 2006; DNAstarlnc., Madison, Wisconsin, USA).