Dictionary » P » Prognostic



1. That which prognosticates; a sign by which a future event may be known or foretold; an indication; a sign or omen; hence, a foretelling; a prediction. That choice would inevitably be considered by the country as a prognostic of the highest import. (Macaulay)

2. (Science: medicine) A sign or symptom indicating the course and termination of a disease.

Synonym: sign, omen, presage, token, indication.

Origin: L. Prognosticum, Gr., cf. F. Pronostic, prognostic. See Prognostic.

Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page

Results from our forum

Cardiac and renal disturbance in diabetes

... paper to IISC on the topic CARDIAC AND RENAL DISTURBANCES IN DIABETES:URIC ACID A COMMON LINK!!it deals with the establishment of uric acid as a prognostic marker for cardiac and renal disorders. i am in lookout for interesting and creative projects.if any of you can give me ideas you are most ...

See entire post
by njyothi_2000
Thu Dec 02, 2004 6:00 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Cardiac and renal disturbance in diabetes
Replies: 7
Views: 6719

This page was last modified 21:16, 3 October 2005. This page has been accessed 1,191 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link