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prolepsis

 [pro-lep´sis]
recurrence of a paroxysm before the expected time. adj., adj prolep´tic.

pro·lep·sis

(prō-lep'sis),
Recurrence of the paroxysm of a periodic disease at regularly shortening intervals.
[G. prolēpsis, anticipation]

prolepsis

/pro·lep·sis/ (-lep´sis) recurrence of a paroxysm before the expected time.prolep´tic

pro·lep·sis

(prō-lep'sis)
Recurrence of the paroxysm of a periodical disease at regularly shortening intervals.
[G. prolēpsis, anticipation]

pro·lep·sis

(prō-lep'sis)
Recurrence of paroxysm of a periodic disease at regularly shortening intervals.
[G. prolēpsis, anticipation]

prolepsis

recurrence of a paroxysm before the expected time.
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8) See Dirk Obbink, "What All Men Believe--Must be True: Common Conceptions and Consensio Omnium in Aristotle and Hellenistic Philosophy," Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy 10 (1992): 192-232; and further, Henry Dyson, Prolepsis and Ennoia in the Early Stoa (Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 2009); Matt Jackson-McCabe, "The Stoic Theory of Implanted Preconceptions," Phronesis 49 (2004): 323-347.
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