Definition of subshock
1 : inadequate to produce fully developed insulin shock subshock doses of insulin
2 : of, relating to, or constituting insulin shock therapy in which the dosage is kept below the level necessary to produce deep coma
Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.
Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:
- More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
- Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
- Advanced search features
- Ad free!
Origin and Etymology of subshock
sub- + shock
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up subshock? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).