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subclinical

[ suhb-klin-i-kuhl ]
/ sʌbˈklɪn ɪ kəl /
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adjective Medicine/Medical.
pertaining to an early stage of a disease; having no noticeable clinical symptoms.
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Origin of subclinical

First recorded in 1930–35; sub- + clinical
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British Dictionary definitions for subclinical

subclinical
/ (sʌbˈklɪnɪkəl) /

adjective
med of or relating to the stage in the course of a disease before the symptoms are first noted

Derived forms of subclinical

subclinically, adverb
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Medical definitions for subclinical

subclinical
[ sŭb-klĭnĭ-kəl ]

adj.
Not manifesting characteristic clinical symptoms. Used of a disease or condition.
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