procatarctic


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pro·ca·tarc·tic

(prō'kă-tark'tik),
Rarely used term for denoting the exciting cause of a disease.
[G. prokatarktikos, beginning beforehand]

procatarctic

An obsolete term for:
adjective
(1) Pertaining to procatarxis;
(2) Predisposing; or

noun An aetiologic agent.