• WordNet 3.6
    • n prognosis a prediction of the course of a disease
    • n prognosis a prediction about how something (as the weather) will develop
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Prognosis prŏg*nō"sĭs (Med) 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.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n prognosis A foreknowing of the course of events; forecast.
    • n prognosis A forecast of the probable course and termination of a case of disease; also, what is thus forecast.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Prognosis prog-nō′sis foreknowledge:
    • adj Prognosis foreknowing: foreshowing: indicating what is to happen by signs or symptoms
    • n Prognosis prog-nō′sis (med.) the act or art of foretelling the course of a disease from the symptoms: the opinion thus formed
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L., fr. Gr. pro`gnosis, fr. progignw`skein to know beforehand; pro` before + gignw`skein to know. See Know
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr.,—pro, before, gignōskein, to know.


In literature:

If the patient survives two days, the prognosis is more hopeful (Wagner).
"Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition." by Alexander Miles
Either recovery in our cases was accidental or there is a distinct clinical group with a good prognosis.
"Benign Stupors" by August Hoch
The general physical condition and attitude of the sick animal tell the careful observer much that aids him in making a diagnosis and prognosis.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture
However, he must be guided by his prognosis on arriving at Costrell's.
"When Ghost Meets Ghost" by William Frend De Morgan
He more than verified Doctor Dare's prognosis.
"Stories by American Authors, Volume 8" by Various
He decided that firmly, two months after the prognosis.
"Disaster Revisited" by Darius John Granger
In fact, that was an optimistic prognosis.
"Project Cyclops" by Thomas Hoover
She also didn't mention she had greeted my market prognosis with open skepticism.
"The Samurai Strategy" by Thomas Hoover
You can't depend on any prognosis, you know.
"The Professor's Mystery" by Wells Hastings
Its quantity, and the deathlike paleness of his face, were points for a sad prognosis.
"The Bandolero" by Mayne Reid
Some of these may prove of great usefulness for the differentiation, prognosis and cure of diseases of the chest.
"Makers of Modern Medicine" by James J. Walsh
This circumstance is worthy of consideration for the prognosis of the operation.
"Schweigger on Squint" by C. Schweigger
Of course she flew at the general with questions as to the surgeon's prognosis.
"Our Own Set" by Ossip Schubin
He says that the ultimate prognosis of such cases is bad; a point to which we shall have to refer again.
"Neuralgia and the Diseases that Resemble it" by Francis E. Anstie
He finds that there is a difference in prognosis and in the mode of death in the two groups.
"Arteriosclerosis and Hypertension:" by Louis Marshall Warfield
Dr. Woods reported the result of his visit to me, and we agreed as to the prognosis.
"New, Old, and Forgotten Remedies: Papers by Many Writers" by Various
The prognosis is good as long as compensation is retained, but very bad if this fails.
"Essays In Pastoral Medicine" by Austin ÓMalley
Among the superstitions are to be counted the magical prognosis of diseases and death.
"The Magic of the Middle Ages" by Viktor Rydberg
Where insanity is superadded to epilepsy the prognosis is unfavourable.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 5" by Various
Of labour, prognosis as to, 178.
"A System of Midwifery" by Edward Rigby

In news:

Prognosis guarded for Medicare and Social Security.
Luckily, the tumor was operable and her post surgery prognosis was excellent.
Copeptin Predicts Prognosis in Heart Failure Patients.
Personnel at Mission Hospital in Asheville, N.C. Have told reporters that Graham's bronchitis is "responding well to treatment" and "the prognosis is very positive.
Doctors treating California Gov Jerry Brown for prostate cancer his prognosis is excellent.
Faced with McDaniel's prognosis, his family and friends wanted to do something - something beyond the usual caretaking and preparation making.
As soon as he hears the news, he makes the decision not to tell anyone about his prognosis.
The prognosis is that A-Rod will miss six-to-eight weeks, which – at best – makes him available to the Yankees again in early September.
Prognosis Worsens For Shortage In Primary Care .
S&P on US Credit Outlook: Prognosis Negative.
Giants' Coughlin on Thomas prognosis : 'I don't know what to believe'.
Prognosis 'Very Good' for Weemissfrankie.
Prognosis Grim for McDonald's Restaurants in Hospitals.
Richmond councilman-elect Gary Bell's prognosis unknown following surgeries.
Despite Ryan O'Neal publicly proclaiming that his prostate cancer was treatable, has exclusively learned that his prognosis is 'very grim.'.

In science:

Neutron star observations: Prognosis for equation of state constraints.
Introduction - Strong interaction in the nuclear medium: new trends
The prognosis in the case of a constant, but non-zero, magnetic field, is somewhat better.
The Tutte-Potts connection in the presence of an external magnetic field
We want to use the microarray data in order to predict the prognosis of a patient.
A study of pre-validation
Forty-four of these belong to the good prognosis group (survival of more than 5 years), 34 have a poor prognosis.
A study of pre-validation
Find the centroid vector of the good prognosis group. 3.
A study of pre-validation
Compute the correlation of each case with the centroid of the good prognosis group.
A study of pre-validation
Find the cutoff such that only 3 cases in the poor prognosis group are misclassified. 4.
A study of pre-validation
Classify any new case as good prognosis if their correlation with the centroid is larger than the cutoff.
A study of pre-validation
Using a continuous response (e.g., probability of being in the poor prognosis group) would be possible, however, we use indicator variables as it is a better match to the clinical predictors, which are also indicators.
A study of pre-validation
Summary of the coefficients in the external logistic model with 10-fold PV and without PV using the van ’t Veer method for prognosis prediction.
A study of pre-validation
Summary of the coefficients in the external logistic model with 10-fold PV and without PV based on the PLR model for prognosis prediction.
A study of pre-validation
Alternatively, the highest value of γ (t) (lowest φ) occurs in those with the worst prognosis (lower baseline CD4 cell count and higher baseline viral load). A possible explanation is that there is a floor effect of viral load (or ceiling/floor effect of CD4 cell count) that is not captured in the model.
A dynamic Bayesian nonlinear mixed-effects model of HIV response incorporating medication adherence, drug resistance and covariates
Prakash, Neutron star observations: Prognosis for equation of state constraints, Phys.
Multiple physical elements to determine the gravitational-wave signatures of core-collapse supernovae
A summary of the XIVth International Conference on Few-body Problems In Physics is given, with an emphasis on the important problems solved recently and the prognosis for the future of the field.
Few-Body Physics -- Then and Now
Prognosis Signature are Preserved throughout the Metastatic Process of Breast Cancer.
On the maximal size of Large-Average and ANOVA-fit Submatrices in a Gaussian Random Matrix