a premonitory symptom.
Origin of prodrome
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med any symptom that signals the impending onset of a disease
Word Origin for prodrome
C19: via French from New Latin prodromus, from Greek prodromos forerunner, from pro- ² + dramein to run
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n. pl. pro•dromes
An early symptom indicating the onset of an attack or disease.
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