precursory

adjective
pre·​cur·​so·​ry | \ pri-ˈkər-sə-rē How to pronounce precursory (audio) \

Medical Definition of precursory

: having the character of a precursor : premonitory precursory symptoms of a fever

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“Precursory.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/precursory. Accessed 24 Feb. 2020.

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