differential diagnosis definition

  • noun:
    • the entire process of determining which condition, from a couple of feasible candidates, causes someone's signs.
    • a listing of the typical causes of a primary symptom.
    • the determination regarding the distinguishing qualities as between two similar diseases or circumstances.
    • a systematic approach to diagnosing a problem (e.g., annoyance) that does not have unique signs or signs
    • the entire process of deciding which disease, from a collection of feasible prospects, causes someone's signs.
    • a listing of the typical factors that cause a primary symptom.
    • the determination for the identifying traits as between two similar diseases or problems.
    • a systematic method of diagnosing a problem (e.g., frustration) that does not have special symptoms or indications

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