[suhb-awl-ter-nit, -al-] /sʌbˈɔl tər nɪt, -ˈæl-/
Botany. placed singly along an axis, but tending to become grouped oppositely.
(of leaves) having an arrangement intermediate between alternate and opposite
following in turn
of lesser quality or status
adjective 1. lower in rank; subordinate: a subaltern employee. 2. British Military. noting a commissioned officer below the rank of captain. 3. Logic. denoting the relation of one proposition to another when the first proposition is implied by the second but the second is not implied by the first. (in Aristotelian logic) denoting the relation […]
[suhb-ant-ahrk-tik, -ahr-tik] /ˌsʌb æntˈɑrk tɪk, -ˈɑr tɪk/ adjective 1. of, pertaining to, similar to, or being the region immediately north of the Antarctic Circle; subpolar. subantarctic /ˌsʌbæntˈɑːktɪk/ adjective 1. of or relating to latitudes immediately north of the Antarctic Circle subantarctic (sŭb’ānt-ärk’tĭk, -är’tĭk) Relating to the geographic area just north of the Antarctic Circle. The […]
- Subaortic stenosis
subaortic stenosis sub·a·or·tic stenosis (sŭb’ā-ôr’tĭk) n. Narrowing of the outflow tract of the left ventricle caused by an obstruction shortly below the aortic valve.
adjective, Anatomy. 1. located below the apex. subapical sub·ap·i·cal (sŭb-āp’ĭ-kəl, -ā’pĭ-) adj. Located below the apex of a part. sub·ap’i·cal·ly adv.