pre-exposure

adjective
pre-ex·​po·​sure | \ ˌprē-ik-ˈspō-zhər How to pronounce pre-exposure (audio) \
variants: or less commonly preexposure

Definition of pre-exposure

: occurring, administered, used, or being in the period preceding exposure (as to a stimulus or a pathogen) pre-exposure rabies vaccination Canon has also added a red-eye reduction pre-exposure light …— Herbert Keppler — see also pre-exposure prophylaxis

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pre-exposure noun
Rats differ from monkeys and chicks in that simultaneous pre-exposure to two stimuli does facilitate their subsequent discrimination … — R. A. Hinde

First Known Use of pre-exposure

1906, in the meaning defined above

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“Pre-exposure.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pre-exposure. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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pre-exposure

adjective
pre-ex·​po·​sure | \ -ik-ˈspō-zhər How to pronounce pre-exposure (audio) \
variants: preexposure

Medical Definition of pre-exposure

: of, relating to, occurring in, or being the period preceding exposure (as to a stimulus or a pathogen) pre-exposure immunization

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