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Meaning of PROGNOSIS

Pronunciation:  prâg'nowsis

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a prediction of the course of a disease
  2. [n]  a prediction about how something (as the weather) will develop
 

PROGNOSIS is a 9 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: forecast, medical prognosis, prospect
 
 See Also: forecasting, foretelling, medical diagnosis, prediction, prognostication, weather forecast, weather outlook

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Prog*no"sis\, n. [L., fr. Gr. ?, fr. ? to know
beforehand; ? before + ? to know. See {Know}.] (Med.)
The act or art of foretelling the course and termination of a
disease; also, the outlook afforded by this act of judgment;
as, the prognosis of hydrophobia is bad.

 
Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: a prediction of the course of the disease.
 

 

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