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PROGNOSIS (prognoses)

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does prognosis mean? 

PROGNOSIS (noun)
  The noun PROGNOSIS has 2 senses:

1. a prediction about how something (as the weather) will develop
2. a prediction of the course of a disease

  Familiarity information: PROGNOSIS used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PROGNOSIS (noun)


Sense 1prognosis [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A prediction about how something (as the weather) will develop

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

forecast; prognosis

Hypernyms ("prognosis" is a kind of...):

forecasting; foretelling; prediction; prognostication (a statement made about the future)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "prognosis"):

financial forecast (a forecast of the expected financial position and the results of operations and cash flows based on expected conditions)

weather forecast; weather outlook (a forecast of the weather)


Sense 2prognosis [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A prediction of the course of a disease

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

medical prognosis; prognosis; prospect

Hypernyms ("prognosis" is a kind of...):

medical diagnosis (identification a disease from its symptoms)


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