presymptomatic

adjective pre·symp·tom·at·ic \ ˌprē-ˌsim(p)-tə-ˈma-tik \
variants: or pre-symptomatic

Definition of presymptomatic

: relating to, being, or occurring before symptoms appear
  • presymptomatic testing
  • presymptomatic heart disease

First Known Use of presymptomatic

1928

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presymptomatic

adjective pre·symp·to·mat·ic \ -ˌsimp-tə-ˈmat-ik \

medical Definition of presymptomatic

: relating to, being, or occurring before symptoms appear
  • presymptomatic diagnosis of a hereditary disease

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