Definition of Subacute

1. Adjective. Less than acute; relating to a disease present in a person with no symptoms of it.

Similar to: Acute



Definition of Subacute

1. a. Moderalely acute.

Definition of Subacute

1. Adjective. (medicine) Less than acute ¹

2. Adjective. (biology) Having a pointed tip, but with a broad or slightly rounded angle. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Subacute

1. somewhat acute [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Subacute

subaccounts
subacid
subacidly
subacidness
subacidnesses
subacids
subacoustic
subacrid
subacromial
subact
subacted
subacting
subaction
subactions
subacts
subacute (current term)
subacute bacterial endocarditis
subacute inclusion body encephalitis
subacute sclerosing leukoencephalitis
subacute sclerosing panencephalitis
subacutely
subadamantine
subadar
subadars
subadarship
subadarships
subadditive
subadditivities
subadditivity
subadiabatic

Literary usage of Subacute

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1. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1887)
"rI ^HE history of subacute spinal paralysis will have to J be rewritten, ... Those having a course like that of a subacute cor- nual myelitis, ..."

2. The Oxford Medicine by Henry Asbury Christian, James Mackenzie (1920)
"In general, subacute bacterial endocarditis follows in frequency the ... subacute bacterial endocarditis occurs much more frequently than acute bacterial ..."

3. Gray's New Manual of Botany: A Handbook of the Flowering Plants and Ferns of by Asa Gray, Benjamin Lincoln Robinson, Merritt Lyndon Fernald (1908)
"... panicle- branches ascending or erect or the lowest finally spreading or reflexed; spikelet» 2-7-flowered, not crowded; glumes acute or subacute, ..."

4. Clinical Lectures on the Diseases of Old Age by Jean Martin Charcot, Alfred Lebbeus Loomis (1881)
"Analogy between the Lesions of Chronic Articular Rheumatism and those of Acute —Changes in the Joints in Acute and subacute Articular Rheumatism— Sometimes ..."

5. Clinical Lectures on the Diseases of Old Age by Jean Martin Charcot, Alfred Lebbeus Loomis (1881)
"Analogy between the Lesions of Chronic Articular Rheumatism and those of Acute — Changes in the Joints in Acute and subacute Articular Rheumatism ..."

6. A Practical treatise on the diseases of children by David Francis Condie (1858)
"subacute meningitis, particularly with tubercular deposition, is probably the most frequent form of cerebral inflammation occurring during childhood. ..."

7. A Practical treatise on the diseases of children by David Francis Condie (1853)
"subacute meningitis, particularly with tubercular deposition, is probably the most frequent form of cerebral inflammation occurring during childhood. ..."

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