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subacute

[suhb-uh-kyoot] /ˌsʌb əˈkyut/
adjective
1.
somewhat or moderately acute.
Origin
1745-1755
1745-55; sub- + acute
Related forms
subacutely, adverb
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  • Tests for other antibodies will rule out or confirm discoid lupus and subacute cutaneous lupus.
British Dictionary definitions for subacute

subacute

/ˌsʌbəˈkjuːt/
adjective
1.
intermediate between acute and chronic
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Word Origin and History for subacute
adj.

1752, from sub- + acute.

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subacute in Medicine

subacute sub·a·cute (sŭb'ə-kyōōt')
adj.
Between acute and chronic.


sub'a·cute'ly adv.
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