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An early symptom indicating the onset of an attack or a disease.

[French, from Latin prodromus, precursor, from Greek prodromos, precursor : pro-, forward; see pro-2 + dromos, running.]

pro·dro′mal (-drō′məl), pro·drom′ic (-drŏm′ĭk) adj.
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Adj.1.prodromal - symptomatic of the onset of an attack or a disease


a. prodrómico-a, rel. a la fase inicial de una enfermedad.
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