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sub·a·cute

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

sub′a·cute′ly adv.

subacute

(ˌsʌbəˈkjuːt)
adj
intermediate between acute and chronic

sub•a•cute

(ˌsʌb əˈkyut)

adj.
somewhat or moderately acute: a subacute fever.
[1745–55]
sub`a•cute′ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.subacute - less than acute; relating to a disease present in a person with no symptoms of it
acute - having or experiencing a rapid onset and short but severe course; "acute appendicitis"; "the acute phase of the illness"; "acute patients"
Translations

sub·a·cute

a. subagudo-a, rel. a una condición que no es ni aguda ni crónica.

subacute

adj subagudo
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