prodrome

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noun pro·drome \ˈprō-ˌdrōm\

Definition of prodrome

  1. :  a premonitory symptom of disease

Origin and Etymology of prodrome

French, literally, precursor, from Greek prodromos, from pro- before + dromos act of running, racecourse — more at pro-, dromedary


First Known Use: 1825


Medical Dictionary

prodrome

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noun pro·drome \ˈprō-ˌdrōm\

Medical Definition of prodrome

  1. :  a premonitory symptom of disease—called also prodroma


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