|a scrap or morsel of food left at a meal.|
|a calculus or concretion found in the stomach or intestines of certain animals, esp. ruminants, formerly reputed to be an effective remedy for poison.|
diagnostic di·ag·nos·tic (dī'əg-nŏs'tĭk)
Of, relating to, or used in a diagnosis.
Serving to identify a particular disease; characteristic.
diagnostics The art or practice of medical diagnosis.
A symptom or a distinguishing feature serving as supporting evidence in a diagnosis.
An instrument or a technique used in medical diagnosis.