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Pronunciation: (dī"ug-nō'sis), [key]
pl. -sesPronunciation: (-sēz). [key]

1. Med.
a. the process of determining by examination the nature and circumstances of a diseased condition.
b. the decision reached from such an examination. Abbr.: Dx
2. Biol.scientific determination; a description that classifies a group or taxon precisely.
3. a determining or analysis of the cause or nature of a problem or situation.
4. an answer or solution to a problematic situation.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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