diagnose

[dahy-uhg-nohs, -nohz, dahy-uhg-nohs, -nohz]
verb (used with object), diagnosed, diagnosing.
1.
to determine the identity of (a disease, illness, etc.) by a medical examination: The doctor diagnosed the illness as influenza.
2.
to ascertain the cause or nature of (a disorder, malfunction, problem, etc.) from the symptoms: The mechanic diagnosed the trouble that caused the engine knock.
3.
to classify or determine on the basis of scientific examination.
verb (used without object), diagnosed, diagnosing.
4.
to make a diagnosis.

Origin:
1860–65; back formation from diagnosis

diagnosable, adjective
underdiagnose, verb (used with object), underdiagnosed, underdiagnosing.
undiagnosable, adjective
undiagnosed, adjective
well-diagnosed, adjective
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diagnose (ˈdaɪəɡˌnəʊz)
 
vb
1.  to determine or distinguish by diagnosis
2.  (tr) to examine (a person or thing), as for a disease
 
diag'nosable
 
adj

undiagnosed (ˌʌndaɪəɡˈnəʊzd)
 
adj
(of a medical condition, a problem, etc) not having been identified

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diagnose
1861, back formation from diagnosis. Related: Diagnosed.
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diagnose di·ag·nose (dī'əg-nōs', -nōz')
v. di·ag·nosed, di·ag·nos·ing, di·ag·nos·es
To make a diagnosis.

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Example sentences for undiagnosed
His undiagnosed cancer spread, until, by the end of the year, he was close to death.
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