Definition of subclinical in English:


Line breaks: sub|clin¦ical
Pronunciation: /sʌbˈklɪnɪk(ə)l


Relating to or denoting a disease which is not severe enough to present definite or readily observable symptoms.
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  • Overweight women with polycystic ovary syndrome have evidence of subclinical cardiovascular disease.
  • We cannot exclude the possibility that some children in our study had subclinical gastrointestinal symptoms before their presentation with autistic behaviour.
  • Improvement was defined as partial or complete resolution of clinical or subclinical symptoms of hepatic encephalopathy.

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