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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

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

sub′a·cute′ly adv.

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

sub·a·cute

(sŭb'ă-kyūt')
Between acute and chronic; denoting course of a disease of moderate duration or severity.
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Because children have unique characteristics that often place them at greater risk of adverse health effects when exposed to hazardous chemicals, this study examined the neurobehavioral development in children subacutely exposed to MP in doses lower than those seen in occupationally exposed workers.
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