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subacute

[ suhb-uh-kyoot ]
/ ˌsʌb əˈkyut /
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adjective
somewhat or moderately acute.
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Origin of subacute

First recorded in 1745–55; sub- + acute

OTHER WORDS FROM subacute

sub·a·cute·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for subacute

subacute
/ (ˌsʌbəˈkjuːt) /

adjective
intermediate between acute and chronic
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Medical definitions for subacute

subacute
[ sŭb′ə-kyōōt ]

adj.
Between acute and chronic.

Other words from subacute

sub′a•cutely adv.
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