Definition of prodromal in English:

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prodromal

Pronunciation: /prəʊˈdrəʊm(ə)l/

adjective

Medicine
Relating to or denoting the period between the appearance of initial symptoms and the full development of a rash or fever.
Example sentences
  • Patients may have a fever in the prodromal period, with or without headache.
  • After the chain of infection is complete, there is an incubation, prodromal, and illness period, followed by convalescence.
  • Some patients may have prodromal symptoms without developing the characteristic rash.

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