The obscure word of the week is prodrome

look_it_up_T httpwww.clipartpal.comclipart_pdeducationdictionary_10586.htmlThis week’s obscure English word is prodrome.

It’s a seventeenth century medical term, derived from French, meaning an early symptom that signals the onset of illness. Your challenge? Write a sentence (or two) in the comments using this word.

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2 thoughts on “The obscure word of the week is prodrome

  1. I used to get migraine headaches, with a prodrome of visual hallucinations — an arc of glowing lights and zig-zag shapes. It was disturbing, and knowing a bad headache was to follow made it worse.

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