Definitions of prognosis

  1. a prediction about how something (as the weather) will develop Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. a prediction of the course of a disease Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. 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. Newage Dictionary DB
  4. A forecast of the probable result of a disease; opinion so formed. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. The foretelling of the probable course of a disease; a forecast of the outcome of a disease. A practical medical dictionary. By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop. Published 1920.
  6. Anticipation or prediction as to difficulties to expect in a disease. Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today. By William R. Warner. Published 1898.
  7. Foreknowledge: (med.) the act or art of foretelling the course of a disease from the symptoms: the opinion thus formed. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  8. Art, or act of, predicting the course of a disease. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  9. A prediction, as to the result of injury or illness. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  10. Art of foretelling the course of a disease; the judgment formed. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  11. In med., the knowledge of a disease drawn from a consideration of its signs and symptoms; foreknowledge. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  12. Evualutation of past track record ofa firm and projecting the future based on the aforementioned recrods. This is done to make an estimate of the future cost, implications of those costs on other aspects and other parameters. thelawdictionary.org
  13. prog-n[=o]'sis, n. foreknowledge: (med.) the act or art of foretelling the course of a disease from the symptoms: the opinion thus formed.--n. PROGNOS'TIC, a foreshowing: a foretelling: an indication: a presage.--adj. foreknowing: foreshowing: indicating what is to happen by signs or symptoms.--v.t. PROGNOS'TIC[=A]TE, to foreshow: to foretell: to indicate as future by signs.--n. PROGNOSTIC[=A]'TION, the act of prognosticating or foretelling something future by present signs: a foretoken or previous sign.--adj. PROGNOS'TIC[=A]TIVE.--n. PROGNOS'TIC[=A]TOR, a predictor of future events, esp. a weather prophet. [Gr.,--pro, before, gign[=o]skein, to know.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  14. A judgment formed by the physician regarding the future progress and termination of any disease. Medical Lexicon. A Dictionary of Medical Science
  15. (pl. -oses). Prognostication, esp. (medieval) forecast of course of disease. [Latin] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  16. A prediction as to the probable result of an attack of a disease. American pocket medical dictionary.
  17. An opinion, expressed in advance, of the probable course, modifications, and termination of a disease. [Gr.] Appleton's medical dictionary.
  18. n. [Greek] Act or art of foretelling the course and event of a disease by particular symptoms. Cabinet Dictionary