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subintrant (sub-in′trant)
SYN: proleptic. [L. sub-intro, pres. p. -ans, to enter by stealth]

subinvolution (sub-in-vo-loo′shun)
Arrest of the normal involution of the uterus following childbirth with the organ remaining abnormally large.

subiodide (sub-i′o-did)
That one of a series of iodine compounds with a given cation containing the least iodine; analogous to subchloride.

subjacent (sub-ja′sent)
Below or beneath another part. [L. sub-jaceo, to lie under]

subject (sub′jekt)
A person or organism that is the object of research, treatment, experimentation, or dissection. [L. subjectus, lying beneath]

subjective (sub-jek′tiv)
1. Perceived by the individual only and not evident to the examiner; said of certain symptoms, such as pain. 2. Colored by one's personal beliefs and attitudes. Cf.:objective (2) . [L. subjectivus, fr. subjicio, to throw under]

subjective assessment data
Those facts presented by the client that show his/her perception, understanding, and interpretation of what is happening.

subjugal (sub-joo′gal)
Below the zygomatic (jugal) bone.

subkingdom (sub-king′dom)
In biologic classification, a division between kingdom and phylum.

sublation (sub-la′shun)
Detachment, elevation, or removal of a part. [L. sublatio, a lifting up]

sublethal (sub-le′thal)
Not quite lethal.

subleukemia (sub-loo-ke′me-a)
SYN: subleukemic leukemia.

sublimate (sub′lim-at)
1. To perform or accomplish sublimation. 2. Any substance that has been submitted to sublimation. [L. sublimo, pp. -atus, to raise on high, fr. sublimis, high] corrosive s. SYN: mercuric chloride.

sublimation (sub-lim-a′shun)
1. The process of converting a solid into a gas without passing through a liquid state; analogous to distillation. 2. In psychoanalysis, an unconscious defense mechanism in which unacceptable instinctual drives and wishes are modified into more personally and socially acceptable channels.

sublime (sub-lim′)
1. To sublimate. 2. To undergo a process of sublimation.

subliminal (sub-lim′i-nal)
Below the threshold of perception or excitation; below the limit or threshold of consciousness. [sub- + L. limen (limin-), threshold]

sublimis (sub-li′mis)
1. At the top. 2. SYN: superficialis. [L.]

sublingual (sub-ling′gwal)
SYN: subglossal.

sublobular (sub-lob′u-lar)
Beneath a lobule, as of the liver.

sublumbar (sub-lum′bar)
Below the lumbar region.

subluminal (sub-loo′mi-nal)
Below or beneath the structure facing the lumen of an organ.

subluxation (sub-luk-sa′shun)
An incomplete luxation or dislocation; though a relationship is altered, contact between joint surfaces remains. SYN: semiluxation. [sub- + L. locatio, luxation (dislocation)] arytenoid s. SYN: arytenoid dislocation.

sublymphemia (sub-lim-fe′me-a)
An obsolete term for a blood state in which there is a great increase in the proportion of lymphocytes although the total number of white cells is normal. [sub- + L. lympha, lymph, + G. haima, blood]

submammary (sub-mam′a-re)
1. Deep to the mammary gland. 2. SYN: inframammary.

submandibular (sub-man-dib′u-lar)
Beneath the mandible or lower jaw. SYN: inframandibular, submaxillary (2) .

submarginal (sub-mar′ji-nal)
Near the margin of any part.

submaxilla (sub-mak-sil′a)
SYN: mandible.

submaxillary (sub-mak′si-lar-e)
1. SYN: mandibular. 2. SYN: submandibular.




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