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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

- up precursor in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Precursor or Precursors may refer to: Precursor (religion), a forerunner, predecessor The Precursor, John...
- chemistry, a precursor is a compound that parti****tes in a chemical reaction that produces another compound. In biochemistry, the term "precursor" often refers...
- 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...
- precursor cells—also called blast cells—are partially differentiated, or intermediate, and are sometimes referred to as progenitor cells. A precursor...
- The Precursors is a 2009 first-person shooter game developed by Ukrainian game studio Deep Shadows. The game was released for Windows in Russia on 4 December...
- Jak and Daxter: The Precursor Legacy is a 2001 platform video game developed by Naughty Dog and published by Sony Computer Entertainment for the Sony...
- Drug precursors, also referred to as precursor chemicals or simply precursors, are substances used to manufacture illicit drugs. Most precursors also...
- 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...
- T-lymphoblastic leukemia/lymphoma (WHO 2008),: 219  previously labeled precursor T-lymphoblastic leukemia/lymphoma (WHO 2001): 219  is a form of lymphoid...
- people with Alzheimer's disease. The peptides derive from the amyloid-beta precursor protein (APP), which is cleaved by beta secretase and gamma secretase...