Definition of subform in English:

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subform

Pronunciation: /ˈsəbfôrm/

noun

A subordinate or secondary form.
Example sentences
  • These studies, by and large, do not enroll patients with the subforms of depression that respond more favorably to antidepressants and are plagued by ‘inflation’ of entry symptom severity thresholds.
  • Serum markers such as aspartate transaminase, lactate dehydrogenase, and lactate dehydrogenase subforms no longer are used because they lack cardiac specificity and their delayed elevation precludes early diagnosis.
  • Early markers of acute ischemia include myoglobin and creatine kinase-MB subforms, when available.

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Syllabification: sub·form

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