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  • adj. That repeats over a relatively short period


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  • Such depressions cause subchronic or chronic stress which then affects the limbic-hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal/thyroid/gonads axes.

    An Evolutionary Model of Depression, Bryan Caplan | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • Dietary sources of vitamin D are often inadequate to meet our minimum needs, and this is now resulting in an epidemic of subchronic vitamin D deficiency diseases.

    Forever Young

  • Endpoints investigated have included subchronic and chronic changes in metabolism, histopathology, and function of most systems; reproductive effects; growth; teratogenicity; and mutagenicity.

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  • Since 90 days is about 10% of a rats expected lifespan, the 90-day subchronic study with rats is appropriate for derivation of the longer-term HA assessment.

    Exposure standards and guidelines

  • A subchronic animal study with a LOAEL of 50 mg/kg/day was used.

    Risk assessment of chemical substances

  • For example, exposure to a xenobiotic may occur over a long period of time (chronic), but for logistical and economic reasons, the studies are conducted within a much shorter time period (subchronic).


  • They are similar to the subchronic tests except that they extend over a longer period of time and involve larger groups of animals.

    Toxicity testing methods

  • A subchronic toxicity study was carried out to evaluate the safety of jojoba oil.

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  • "In a 90-day subchronic dietary study in the rat, administration of OSA modified gum acacia in the diet for 13 weeks did not produce any adverse effects," states the EFSA opinion.

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  • These studies constitute a model to investigate possible subchronic toxicological effects of these GM cereals in mammals and humans.

    Signs of the Times


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  • "We broke much as anything it was her subchronic texts that had me feeling hemmed in."

    February 14, 2016