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Date: 1600-1700
Language: Late Latin
Origin: Greek, from progignoskein 'to know before'

prognosis

noun
     
prog‧no‧sis plural prognoses [countable]
1M a doctor's opinion of how an illness or disease will develop [↪ diagnosis]
good/poor prognosis
Doctors said Blake's long-term prognosis is good.
2 formal a judgment about the future, based on information or experience
prognosis of
a hopeful prognosis of the country's future development

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