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prognosticate

 [prog-nos´tĭ-kāt]
to give a prognosis; called also prognose.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

prog·nos·ti·cate

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

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

Prognose verb To project the outcome of a particular condition or state
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

prog·nos·ti·cate

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