Definition of Diagnostics

1. Noun. The branch of medical science dealing with the classification of disease.

Exact synonyms: Nosology
Generic synonyms: Medical Specialty, Medicine
Derivative terms: Diagnostician

Definition of Diagnostics

1. n. That part of medicine which has to do with ascertaining the nature of diseases by means of their symptoms or signs.

Definition of Diagnostics

1. Noun. (plural of diagnostic) ¹

2. Noun. The process of determining the state of or capability of a component to perform its function(s). ¹

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Definition of Diagnostics

1. diagnostic [n] - See also: diagnostic

Medical Definition of Diagnostics

1. That part of medicine which has to do with ascertaining the nature of diseases by means of their symptoms or signs. "His rare skill in diagnostics." (Macaulay) Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Diagnostics

diagnostic services
diagnostic specificity
diagnostic technique
diagnostic techniques and procedures
diagnostic test
diagnostic ultrasound
diagnostics (current term)
diagonal element
diagonal elements
diagonal matrix
diagonal section
diagonalis stria

Literary usage of Diagnostics

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1. Meeting the Challenge: U. S. Industry Faces the 21st Century: The U. S by Jon Paugh (1998)
"The human diagnostics biotechnology product sector is expected to grow at an ... diagnostics and New Medical Demands The advent of rapid gene sequencing is ..."

2. History of the Homoropathic Medical College of Pennsylvania: The Hahnemann by Thomas Lindsley Bradford (1898)
"2d, Chair of Semiology and diagnostics allotted to Dr. Raue. ... Chair of Natural History of Diseases, diagnostics and Clinical Medicine to be occupied by ..."

3. Utilisation and Reliability of High Power Proton Accelerators: Workshop by NEA Nuclear Science Committee (2001)
"Beam diagnostics put in operation for the proton source and the LEBT are described. Indications about those planned on the HEBT are given. ..."

4. The Unsound Mind and the Law: A Presentation of Forensic Psychiatry by George W. Jacoby (1918)
"... entirely inadequate in a scientific sense. Equal care should be given to both details. Let us now proceed to a consideration of the special diagnostics. ..."

5. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1908)
"AJS diagnostics OF THE DISEASES OF CHILDREN. By LE GRAND KERR, MD, Professor of the Diseases of Children in the Brooklyn Postgraduate Medical School. ..."

6. The Science of Penology: The Defense of Society Against Crime by Henry Martyn Boies (1901)
"... Class—Social Cost of Crime— Necessity of a Reformation in Treatment of Criminals—Subdivisions of the Science—diagnostics—Therapeutics—Hygienics. ..."

7. Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum: Or, The Trees and Shrubs of Britain by John Claudius Loudon (1838)
"... previously Winter« aromática Murr, (named in honour of Captain Winter, who sailed with Sir Francis Drake), is the type of the order. The diagnostics are ..."

8. Basic Studies in the Field of High-Temperature Engineering: Second by Nihon Genshiryoku Kenkyūjo (2002)
"... OF OPTICAL diagnostics IN HIGH-TEMPERATURE GAS-COOLED SYSTEMS T. Shikama, M. Narui Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University Oarai, Ibaraki, ..."

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