The definition of a prognosis is the predicted outcome of a disease and the chances of recovery.(noun)
An example of prognosis is stage I cancer being treatable and having a good chance of recovery.
See prognosis in Webster's New World College Dictionary
noun pl. prognoses
Origin: LL < Gr prognōsis < progignōskein < pro-, before (see pro-) + gignōskein, to know
See prognosis in American Heritage Dictionary 4
noun pl. prog·no·ses (-sēz)
Origin: Late Latin prognōsis
Origin: , from Greek
Origin: , from progignōskein, to foreknow
Origin: : pro-, before; see pro-2
Origin: + gignōskein, gnō-, to know; see gnō- in Indo-European roots.
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