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prolepsis

 [pro-lep´sis]
recurrence of a paroxysm before the expected time. adj., adj prolep´tic.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

pro·lep·sis

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

(prō-lep'sis)
Recurrence of the paroxysm of a periodical disease at regularly shortening intervals.
[G. prolēpsis, anticipation]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

pro·lep·sis

(prō-lep'sis)
Recurrence of paroxysm of a periodic disease at regularly shortening intervals.
[G. prolēpsis, anticipation]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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