Definitions for "PRECLINICAL"
Drug testing in non-human models to assess safety, toxicity and efficacy.
Of in vitro research or research involving animals, undertaken prior to research in humans.
adj. Relating to the period of research that precedes clinical studies in humans. Preclinical research of an experimental agent usually involves testing it in laboratory and animal studies.
before a disease becomes recognizable based on direct observation
of or relating to the early phases of a disease when accurate diagnosis is not possible because symptoms of the disease have not yet appeared
Before disease becomes recognisable by symptoms or appearance