premonitory(redirected from premonitorily)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Encyclopedia.
Etymology: L, prae + monere, to warn
an early symptom or sign of a disease. The term is commonly used to describe minor symptoms that precede a major health problem.
premonitory(prē-mŏn′ĭ-tō-rē) [LL. praemonitorius]
Giving a warning, as an early symptom.