HyperDic: diagnostic_technique

English > 1 sense of the expression diagnostic technique:
NOUNactdiagnostic technique, diagnostic procedurea procedure followed in making a medical diagnosis
English > diagnostic technique: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningA procedure followed in making a medical diagnosis.
Synonymdiagnostic procedure
Part ofmedical diagnosisIdentification of a disease from its symptoms
Narrowerauscultationlistening to sounds within the body (usually with a stethoscope)
cardiography, electrocardiographydiagnostic procedure consisting of recording the activity of the heart electronically with a cardiograph (and producing a cardiogram)
echocardiographyA noninvasive diagnostic procedure that uses ultrasound to study to structure and motions of the heart
echoencephalographyA noninvasive diagnostic procedure that uses ultrasound to study the anatomy of the brain
electromyographydiagnosis of neuromuscular disorders with the use of an electromyograph
mammographyA diagnostic procedure to detect breast tumors by the use of X rays
prenatal diagnosisAny of the diagnostic procedures used to determine whether a fetus has a genetic abnormality
roentgenography, X-ray photographyradiography that uses X-rays to produce a roentgenogram
thermographydiagnostic technique using a thermograph to record the heat produced by different parts of the body
Broaderprocedure, processA particular course of action intended to achieve a result
Spanishdiagnóstico médico

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