diagnostic diagnostic  /ˌdaɪ əɡ ˈnɑ stɪk/


  1. (adj) concerned with diagnosis; used for furthering diagnosis
  2. (adj) characteristic or indicative of a disease


  1. But for Goodheart, muscle testing is the diagnostic gold standard.
  2. Black's medical skills are backed by tools ranging from X rays to powerful diagnostic and treatment devices like 3-D MRI scanners and noninvasive tumor killers.
  3. One method might be to write diagnostic criteria for depression that are sharper than the loose catalog of symptoms used today.


  1. CML HealthCare Inc. Announces First Series of Diagnostic Imaging Clinic and License Divestments With Gross Proceeds ...

    CML HealthCare Inc. , a leading Canadian community-based provider of medical diagnostic testing services, is pleased to announce the first of a series of transactions to divest its diagnostic imaging operations, ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

  2. National Jewish Health Advanced Diagnostic Laboratories Receive CAP 15189SM Accreditation Recognizing Technical ...

    The College of American Pathologists has renewed CAP 15189SM Accreditation for National Jewish Health Advanced Diagnostic Laboratories. Currently, only 22 laboratories in the
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Diagnostic to assess clotting disorders in surgery raises new capital

    A medical device company has raised nearly $1.3 million to advance a diagnostic to detect life-threatening bleeding and blood clots, according to a Form D filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. HemoSonics‘ Point of Care Analyzer evaluates the systems that manage clotting: platelets, coagulation factors, fibrinogen and fibrinolytic proteins. The device is being [...]
    on June 12, 2013     Source: MedCity News

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