somewhat or moderately acute.
intermediate between acute and chronic
subacute sub·a·cute (sŭb’ə-kyōōt’)
Between acute and chronic.
- Subacute inflammation
subacute inflammation n. Inflammation that lasts longer than acute inflammation but is not chronic.
- Subacute migratory panniculitis
subacute migratory panniculitis subacute mi·gra·to·ry panniculitis (mī’grə-tôr’ē) n. A condition characterized by the development of tender nodular lesions of changing configuration on the lateral aspect of one or both legs that may persist for many months.
- Subacute necrotizing myelitis
subacute necrotizing myelitis n. A disorder of the lower spinal cord in adult males resulting in progressive paraplegia.
[skli-roh-sing pan-en-sef-uh-lahy-tis, pan-] /sklɪˈroʊ sɪŋ ˈpæn ɛnˌsɛf əˈlaɪ tɪs, ˌpæn-/ noun, Pathology. 1. a rare infection of the central nervous system caused by the measles virus, occurring in children and adolescents several years after a measles attack and characterized by progressive personality changes, seizures, and muscular incoordination. Abbreviation: SSPE. subacute sclerosing panencephalitis n. An often […]