prodrome


pro·drome

noun \ˈprō-ˌdrōm\

Definition of PRODROME

:  a premonitory symptom of disease

Origin of PRODROME

French, literally, precursor, from Greek prodromos, from pro- before + dromos act of running, racecourse — more at pro-, dromedary
First Known Use: circa 1834

pro·drome

noun \ˈprō-ˌdrōm\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PRODROME

: a premonitory symptom of disease—called also prodroma

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