Of less than the highest standard or quality.
- The presence of endometriosis, tubal factor, or suboptimal sperm quality may halve the likelihood of spontaneous conception.
- In observational studies of handwashing, the frequency and quality of hand hygiene are consistently suboptimal.
- I complained that conditions were suboptimal.
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- These kidneys may function suboptimally, which means that higher numbers of transplants must be balanced against the possibility of poorer transplant outcomes.
- Often we are probably right to suspect that firms function suboptimally even when they make healthy profits.
- That study included 284 patients, of whom 175 had controlled blood pressure and 109 had suboptimally controlled blood pressure.
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