Definition of subclinical
: not detectable or producing effects that are not detectable by the usual clinical tests a subclinical infection subclinical cancer
subclinicallyplay \-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
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Even subclinical hypothyroidism - estimated to affect as many as 10 percent of all adults and 20 percent of people older than 60 - can result in negative health consequences.
Yet millions of older Americans, diagnosed with subclinical hypothyroidism based on T.S.H. numbers, are taking a medication that now appears pointless.
The authors were researching the effectiveness of a drug that is widely, if controversially, used to treat older adults with subclinical hypothyroidism, better known as a slightly underactive thyroid.
Subclinical autistic traits deserve close scrutiny for possible detrimental effects on children, Constantino adds.
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