adjective sub·shock \ˈsəb+ˌ-\

Definition of subshock

  1. 1 :  inadequate to produce fully developed insulin shock subshock doses of insulin

  2. 2 :  of, relating to, or constituting insulin shock therapy in which the dosage is kept below the level necessary to produce deep coma

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Origin and Etymology of subshock

sub- + shock

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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