A prodromal sign is an early indication of a disease - often before classical symptoms appear.

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  • Prodromal — Prod ro*mal, a. (Med.) Of or pertaining to prodromes; as, the prodromal stage of a disease. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • prodromal — index before mentioned Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • prodromal — prodromál adj. m., pl. prodromáli; f. sg. prodromálă, pl. prodromále Trimis de siveco, 09.04.2008. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic …   Dicționar Român

  • prodromal — (adj.) 1717, from Mod.L. prodromus, from Gk. prodrome a running forward …   Etymology dictionary

  • prodromal — Relating to a prodrome. SYN: prodromic, prodromous, proemial. * * * pro·dro·mal ( )prō drō məl also pro·dro·mic mik adj PRECURSORY esp of, relating to, or marked by prodromes <the prodromal stages of a disease> * * * adj. relating to the… …   Medical dictionary

  • prodromal — adj. relating to the period of time between the appearance of the first symptoms of an infectious disease and the development of a rash or fever. A prodromal rash is one preceding the full rash of an infectious disease …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • prodromal — adjective Date: 1716 precursory; especially marked by prodromes …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • prodromal — See prodrome. * * * …   Universalium

  • prodromal — adjective Relating to prodrome; indicating an early stage of a disease …   Wiktionary

  • prodromal — pro|dro|mal 〈Adj.; Med.〉 ankündigend, vorangehend …   Universal-Lexikon

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