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prognosticate

 [prog-nos´tĭ-kāt]
to give a prognosis; called also prognose.

prog·nos·ti·cate

(prog-nos'ti-kāt),
To give a prognosis.
Synonym(s): prognose

prognosticate

[prognos′tikāt]
Etymology: Gk, pro, before, gnosis, knowledge
to forecast or predict from facts, present indications, or signs, such as the course a disease may take and the final outcome.

prognosticate

verb To project the outcome of a particular condition based on prior outcomes of similar cases.

prognosticate

Prognose verb To project the outcome of a particular condition or state

prog·nos·ti·cate

(prog-nos'ti-kāt)
To give a prognosis.
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