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presymptomatic

 [pre″simp-to-mat´ik]
existing before the appearance of symptoms.

presymptomatic

(prē″sĭmp-tō-măt′ĭk)
The state of health prior to the clinical appearance of the signs and symptoms of a disease.

presymptomatic

existing before the appearance of clinical signs.
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The subtle, official tweaking of the stage A (and B) heart failure concept during 2001-2013, as well establishment of stage A in the first place, seems to have left both primary care physicians and heart failure specialists unsure on exactly how to think about presymptomatic people with one or more of the prominent heart failure risk factors of hypertension, diabetes, and obesity.
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The generation of appropriate mouse models will be a major breakthrough for understanding the mechanism of the disease, which will lead to the establishment of presymptomatic diagnosis, prevention and treatment of the disease.
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Nevertheless, Jack is optimistic that a focus on presymptomatic patients who show signs that they will develop the disease will lead to better treatments.
had achieved success implanting stem cells in presymptomatic newborn animals, it was unclear whether the cells would survive after transplant into older animals that were already declining in health.