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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An early symptom that a disease is developing or that an attack is about to occur.

Usage examples (26)
  • This schizophrenia "prodrome" - the early signs - involves a troubled mental state usually found in teens and young adults.
  • The news is that a constellation or "prodrome" of possible, impending serious illness has been long-recognized, and that now hopes are rising that they might trigger...
  • Warning signs (called prodrome).
  • I would experience a prodrome - an early symptom or warning. for more
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