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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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Sandbach, "Ennoia and Prolepsis in the Stoic Theory of Knowledge," The Classical Quarterly 24 (1930): 44-51.