What does the word diagnosis mean?

Usage examples for diagnosis

  1. It is especially full in diagnosis and contained many valuable hints for treatment. – Education: How Old The New by James J. Walsh
  2. He betrayed his own perplexity in arriving at a true " diagnosis" of the patient's case, by bringing with him, at his second visit, a brother- physician, whom he introduced as Doctor Dormann, and with whom he asked leave to consult at the bedside. – Jezebel's Daughter by Wilkie Collins