misdiagnose

misdiagnose

[mis-dahy-uhg-nohs, -nohz, mis-dahy-uhg-nohs, -nohz]
verb (used without object), misdiagnosed, misdiagnosing.
1.
to make an incorrect diagnosis.
verb (used with object), misdiagnosed, misdiagnosing.
2.
to diagnose erroneously: to misdiagnose the nation's ills.

Origin:
1925–30; mis-1 + diagnose

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misdiagnose (ˌmɪsˈdaɪəɡˌnəʊz)
 
vb
to diagnose (an illness or problem) wrongly or mistakenly

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