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diagnose
used in The Memory Keeper’s Daughter

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Definition
determine or identify the nature of a problem or an illness
  • The diagnosis had shocked her family; the doctor's suggestion—that Tim should be put into an institution—had angered her into action.
    p. 98.3
  • He was known to be a very good doctor, with a talent for diagnosis and a reputation for skillful work.
    p. 7.8
  • Years later, in medical school, David had remembered her symptoms and read late into the night to make his own diagnosis: a narrowing of the aorta, or maybe an abnormality of the heart valve.
    p. 107.4

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