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00:55 May 15, 2020
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COVID-19 - Science - Medical (general)
Additional field(s): Biology (-tech,-chem,micro-), Medical (general), Journalism
English term or phrase: prodrome
Definition from Lungevity:
The period of time during which an infected person may not yet have developed very specific or severe symptoms. They may not realize they are sick but may still be shedding the virus.

Example sentence(s):
  • Some patients reported a prodrome that consisted of fatigue, muscle pain, and a vague feeling of being unwell. CIDRAP
  • The illness generally begins with a prodrome of fever (>38°C), which is often high, sometimes associated with chills and rigors and sometimes accompanied by other symptoms including headache, malaise, and myalgias. World Health Organization
  • Symptomatic infection typically has a mild prodrome for 5–9 days before people seek medical attention, resulting in substantial opportunity for community transmission.6 Public Health Research & Practice
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5 +1esioire
Minna Alanne


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Definition from MOT Sanakirjat:
Esioire on oire, joka ilmaantuu ennen taudin varsinaisia oireita.

Example sentence(s):
  • Migreenin esioireisiin liittyy erilaisia hermoston toimintahäiriöitä ja pään valtimoiden supistuminen. - Wikipedia  
  • Potilailla saattaa esiintyä esioireena ummetusta jopa kymmenen vuotta ennen Parkinsonin taudin puhkeamista. - Wikipedia  
  • Varsinaista psykoosiin sairastumista edeltää esioire- eli prodromaalivaihe, jolla tarkoitetaan ajanjaksoa sairauden ensimmäisten merkkien ilmaantumisesta psykoosin puhkeamiseen. - Duodecim  

myös: ennakko-oire, prodromi, prodromaalioire
Minna Alanne
Local time: 00:33
Native speaker of: Native in FinnishFinnish

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Yes  Tarja Karjalainen
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