prodromal

prodrome

[proh-drohm]
noun Pathology.
a premonitory symptom.

Origin:
1635–45; < French < Neo-Latin prodromus, noun use of Greek pródromos running before. See pro-2, -drome

prodromal [prod-ruh-muhl, pruh-droh-] , adjective
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prodrome (ˈprəʊdrəʊm)
 
n
med any symptom that signals the impending onset of a disease
 
[C19: via French from New Latin prodromus, from Greek prodromos forerunner, from pro-² + dramein to run]
 
pro'dromal
 
adj
 
prodromic
 
adj

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prodrome pro·drome (prō'drōm')
n. pl. pro·dromes or pro·dro·ma·ta (-drō'mə-tə)
An early symptom indicating the onset of an attack or a disease.


pro·dro'mal (-drō'məl) or pro·drom'ic (-drŏm'ĭk) adj.
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