Origin of prodromeFrench from Classical Latin prodromus from Classical Greek prodromos, forerunner: see pro- and -drome
Origin of prodromeFrench from Latin prodromus precursor from Greek prodromos precursor pro- forward ; see pro- 2. dromos running
- pro·dro′mal pro·drom′ic
- (obsolete) Prodromous.
Probably by analogy with syndrome (pro- +"Ž -drome), but consistent with Ancient Greek Ï€ÏÎ¿Î´ÏÎ¿Î¼Î® (prodromÄ“, “running forward, sally, skirmish")