from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A person who diagnoses, especially a physician specializing in medical diagnostics.
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- n. a person who diagnoses, especially a medical doctor.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One skilled in diagnosis.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a doctor who specializes in medical diagnosis
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Sometimes the diagnostician is the healer who will perform the ceremony, but not always.
He actually just wants to work under this genius diagnostician and continue to further his career.
For example, I might think a low-cost family practicioner good enough to take sniffly children to, but want a top diagnostician when the sniffles persist too long.
An old classmate, now an important New York lawyer, fixed me up with his own doctor for the year—“the best diagnostician in New York.”
If you're not familiar with the show, House is a brilliant but acerbic diagnostician who can solve cases others can't.
It's knowing the super-doc is hyper-fallible, sometimes even in his role as über-diagnostician.
He was from a species of the creep family, a diagnostician told me as a favor, later, after I was forced to declaw him.
Fox has said it wants to cut its license fee by roughly 20%, one of those people said, in part because the show—about an acerbic but brilliant diagnostician—has lost a big chunk of its audience this year, hurting advertising rates.
I mean to tell you that you are a poor diagnostician.
For nearly eight seasons, Dr. Gregory House Hugh Laurie has been able to pull almost any stunt he pleased at Princeton-Plainsboro, simply because he's a brilliant diagnostician who saves lives.