medical Definition of premorbid
- The survivability of any burn is dependent on many factors, including, but not limited to, age, premorbid status, and extent and depth of burn.
- —Frederic S. Bongard et al., The Journal of the American Medical Association, 23 Nov. 1984
- The effect of stroke on dementia risk was higher in individuals with the best premorbid cognitive functioning.
- —Alex Dregan et al., The Lancet, 29 Nov. 2013