predictor

noun
pre·​dic·​tor | \ pri-ˈdik-tər How to pronounce predictor (audio) \

Medical Definition of predictor

: a preliminary symptom or indication (as of the development of a disease) predictors of multiple sclerosis

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“Predictor.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/predictor. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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