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subacute

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adjective sub·acute \-ə-ˈkyüt\

Definition of subacute

  1. 1 :  having a tapered but not sharply pointed form <subacute leaves>

  2. 2a :  falling between acute and chronic in character especially when closer to acute <subacute endocarditis>b :  less marked in severity or duration than a corresponding acute state <subacute pain>

sub·acute·ly adverb



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subacute

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adjective sub·acute \ˌsəb-ə-ˈkyüt\

Medical Definition of subacute

  1. 1:  falling between acute and chronic in character especially when closer to acute <subacute endocarditis>

  2. 2:  less marked in severity or duration than a corresponding acute state <subacute pain>

  3. sub·acute·ly adverb




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