- a premonitory symptom.
Origin of prodrome
Related Words for prodromalprior, introductory, previous, head, lead, leading, foregoing, forward, pioneer, front, pioneering, aforesaid, antecedent, anterior, before, erstwhile, former, heretofore, other, past
Examples from the Web for prodromal
Historical Examples of prodromal
In cases where there had been no prodromal symptoms pointing definitely to dementia prcox the outcome was almost always good.Benign Stupors
Sometimes the stupor is preceded by convulsions, at other times by a prodromal stage of general nervousness.
One man may steal under the influence of the prodromal stage of paresis who has been previously of high moral character.
At the end of the prodromal stage there most usually occurs an attack of acute mania of a furious impulsive kind.
Most of the cases during the prodromal stage are sullen, morose or suspicious, and indifferent to their friends and surroundings.
- med any symptom that signals the impending onset of a disease
Word Origin for prodrome
- An early symptom indicating the onset of an attack or disease.