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subacute

 [sub″ah-kūt´]
somewhat acute; between acute and chronic.

sub·a·cute

(sŭb'ă-kyūt'),
Between acute and chronic; denoting the course of a disease of moderate duration or severity.

subacute

/sub·acute/ (-ah-kūt´) somewhat acute; between acute and chronic.

subacute

(sŭb′ə-kyo͞ot′)
adj.
1. Somewhat or moderately acute: subacute sepals.
2. Between acute and chronic: subacute endocarditis.

sub′a·cute′ly adv.

subacute

[-əkyo̅o̅t′]
Etymology: L, sub + acutus, sharp
1 less than acute.
2 pertaining to a disease or other abnormal condition present in a person who appears to be clinically well. The condition may be identified or discovered by means of a laboratory test or radiological examination.

subacute

adjective Relating to a disease process that develops more slowly than an acute process–often in 1 to 3 days, but more rapidly than a chronic process which, for some workers, is more than 2 wks

sub·a·cute

(sŭb'ă-kyūt')
Between acute and chronic; denoting the course of a disease of moderate duration or severity.

subacute

Intermediate in duration between ACUTE and CHRONIC.

Subacute

An abnormal condition present in a person who appears to be clinically well.
Mentioned in: Thyroiditis

subacute

midstage of inflammation between acute and chronic, i.e. less flagrant than acute and less indolent than chronic inflammation

sub·a·cute

(sŭb'ă-kyūt')
Between acute and chronic; denoting course of a disease of moderate duration or severity.

subacute,

adj less than acute.

subacute

somewhat acute; between acute and chronic; of the order of a week's duration.
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