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1. Of or relating to the period of a disease before the appearance of symptoms.
2. Of or relating to research conducted prior to direct experimental treatment or observation of human subjects: preclinical drug trials.


1. (Medicine) of, relating to, or occurring during the early phases of a disease before accurate diagnosis is possible
2. (Medicine) of, relating to, or designating an early period of scientific study by a medical student before practical experience with patients
preˈclinically adv


(priˈklɪn ɪ kəl)

of or pertaining to the period prior to the appearance of symptoms.
pre•clin′i•cal•ly, adv.
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Adj.1.preclinical - of or relating to the early phases of a disease when accurate diagnosis is not possible because symptoms of the disease have not yet appeared


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