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sub·op·ti·mal

(sŭb-op'ti-măl),
Below or less than the optimum.

suboptimal

(sŭb-ŏp′tĭ-măl) [″ + optimus, best]
Less than optimum.

sub·op·ti·mal

(sŭb-op'ti-măl)
Below or less than the optimum.
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This has produced suboptimum reform and complicated international coordination.
It may also restrict the technology platform for measuring the biomarker and result in an assay that may exhibit suboptimum predictive potential.
To reduce the complexity, suboptimum algorithms using chunk-based subcarrier allocation in [4,7-9] are proposed by allocating a set of contiguous subcarriers to all users.
We conclude from this study that there was a suboptimum use of combination therapy among diabetic-hypertensive patients in general.
Accordingly, the increased interdependence enhances the likelihood of the entire system being trapped in a suboptimum.
Early signs of suboptimum nutritional levels are often seen in the oral cavity.
27) There are several explanations to the different types of nanofiltration at self-etching adhesive systems; these explanations include: zones of suboptimum polymerization, and discrepancies between demineralization and infiltration of the resin due to the infiltration depth of demineralizing monomers that do not polymerize, thus increasing nanofiltration susceptibility of self-etching adhesives, especially those that are classified as all-in-one of the seventh generation.
We mainly examined lower, suboptimum temperatures, which locusts are normally exposed to in the field.
A new technique for determining the thermal parameters of phenological development in sugarcane, including suboptimum and supra-optimum temperature regimes.
Moreover, sub-optimum solutions either a suboptimum expression or using a classifying signal processing tool will result in a significant error due to the channel parameters estimation imperfections or feedback errors from the users concerning the value of [P.
This technique is especially useful in surveillance studies where routine virus isolation is not attempted due to low viremia and suboptimum specimens from horses such as this.