Medical Dictionary


adj pre·mor·bid \ˌprē-ˈmr-bəd\

Medical Definition of PREMORBID

:  occurring or existing before the occurrence of physical disease or emotional illness <a patient's…premorbid state of mood—Jaye Hefner et al> <premorbid measurements of lung function—R. F. Lemanske>


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