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Relating to or denoting a disease which is not severe enough to present definite or readily observable symptoms.
- ‘Some venous thromboembolisms may be subclinical, whereas others present as sudden pulmonary embolus or symptomatic deep vein thrombosis.’
- ‘Overweight women with polycystic ovary syndrome have evidence of subclinical cardiovascular disease.’
- ‘Most of the infected persons remain asymptomatic or suffer from subclinical infection3.’
- ‘Improvement was defined as partial or complete resolution of clinical or subclinical symptoms of hepatic encephalopathy.’
- ‘We cannot exclude the possibility that some children in our study had subclinical gastrointestinal symptoms before their presentation with autistic behaviour.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.