Definition of Precursor. Meaning of Precursor. Synonyms of Precursor

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Definition of Precursor

Precursor
Precursor Pre*cur"sor, n. [L. praecursor, fr. praecurrere to run before; prae before + currere to run. See Course.] One who, or that which, precedes an event, and indicates its approach; a forerunner; a harbinger. Evil thoughts are the invisible, airy precursors of all the storms and tempests of the soul. --Buckminster. Syn: Predecessor; forerunner; harbinger; messenger; omen; sign.

Meaning of Precursor from wikipedia

- Precursor or Precursors may refer to: Precursor (religion), a forerunner, predecessor The Precursor, John the Baptist Precursor (bird), a hypothesized...
- chemistry, a precursor is a compound that parti****tes in a chemical reaction that produces another compound. In biochemistry, the term "precursor" often refers...
- In cell biology, a precursor cell, also called a blast cell or simply blast, is a partially differentiated cell, usually referred to as a unipotent cell...
- A protein precursor, also called a pro-protein or pro-peptide, is an inactive protein (or peptide) that can be turned into an active form by post-translational...
- T-lymphoblastic leukemia/lymphoma (WHO 2008), previously labeled precursor T-lymphoblastic leukemia/lymphoma (WHO 2001) is a form of lymphoid leukemia...
- A drug precursor is a substance which can be used to make illicit drugs. Examples of such precursors and drugs made with them are listed below. 2C-H 2C-x...
- Precursor B-cell lymphoblastic leukemia is a form of lymphoid leukemia in which too many B-cell lymphoblasts (immature white blood cells) are found in...
- A hormone (from the Gr**** participle ὁρμῶν, "setting in motion") is any member of a cl**** of signaling molecules, produced by glands in multicellular organisms...
- Jak and Daxter: The Precursor Legacy is a 2001 open world platform video game developed by Naughty Dog and published by Sony Computer Entertainment for...
- Amyloid precursor protein (APP) is an integral membrane protein expressed in many tissues and concentrated in the synapses of neurons. Its primary function...
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