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- n. A sound produced by hitting a drum repeatedly and rhythmically over short intervals.
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- n. the sound of a drum (especially a snare drum) beaten rapidly and continuously
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Looking at the bloodwork of these 132 people, a pattern emerged not unlike that of a progressive drum roll announcing the full-fledged arrival of the illness itself.
Typically, one or two autoantibodies appeared ten years prior to disease, more appeared two to five years prior to disease, and several more appeared like a final drum roll just a few months before the patient experienced the first symptoms of lupus.