differential diagnosis

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differential diagnosis

[‚dif·ə′ren·chəl ‚dī·əg′nō·səs]
(medicine)
Distinguishing between diseases of similar character by comparing their signs and symptoms.
(systematics)
In taxonomic study, a statement of the characters that distinguish a given taxon from other, specifically mentioned equivalent taxa.
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Pricing for DespatchBox DDX starts at GBP8,000 for a 100 user licence.
The IDT 92HD95 is the industry s first HD audio codec to feature a class-G headphone amp and DDX class-D speaker amp, delivering the high performance and low power consumption that our customers require.
Despite senior leadership support for these downsizing initiatives, skeptics wonder whether personnel cuts realistically can be expected to generate enough savings for the new ships the Navy wants, namely the DDX destroyer and the Littoral Combat Ship.
Ronald O'Rourke, a naval analyst at the Congressional Research Service, said the Navy is not likely to have enough money to buy both LCS and the DDX next-generation destroyer.
CERDEC is one of the many teams looking at fuel cells to provide power for a whole host of items, from tactical radios, to the Navy's future destroyer, the DDX.
Warships such as the new LHA(R) amphibious ships, DDX destroyers for fire support, LCACs and HSVs will be needed as well.
The JFN linked the Blue Ridge with a simulated Australian warship, a virtual DDX (the Navy's future destroyer) located in Dahlgren, Va.