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prognosis

prog·no·sis

prognosis

 
 
pronunciation:
prag no sihs
features:
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part of speech: noun
inflections: prognoses
definition 1: a forecast of the anticipated course of a disease, esp. of the likelihood of recovery.
It is a serious disease and the prognosis is usually gloomy.
similar words:
diagnosis, opinion, outlook
definition 2: a forecast of any course, development, or outcome.
synonyms:
forecast
similar words:
foretelling, outlook, prediction
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