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Related to subacute: Subacute thyroiditis
1. Somewhat or moderately acute: subacute sepals.
2. Between acute and chronic: subacute endocarditis.
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intermediate between acute and chronic
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somewhat or moderately acute: a subacute fever.
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|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"
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a. subagudo-a, rel. a una condición que no es ni aguda ni crónica.
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