diagnosis vs. prognosis – The Correct Way to Use Each | Confusing Words
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Diagnosis

Definition:

identifying the nature or cause of some phenomenon

Examples:

The diagnosis was determined after numerous tests.

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Prognosis

Definition:

a prediction about how something (as an illness) will develop

Examples:

the prognosis the doctor gave the patient was hopeful

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