Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Not manifesting characteristic clinical symptoms. Used of a disease or condition.

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  • adjective Of a disease or injury, without signs and symptoms that are detectable by physical examination or laboratory test; not clinically manifest.

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  • adjective relating to the stage in the development of a disease before the symptoms are observed

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Examples

  • However, if you consider the fact that the investigators in most studies of ADHD are more rigorous in their election process than clinicians, who often diagnose and prescribe stimulants for "subclinical" cases, the percentage of nongenetic impulsive/inattentive behavior is probably far higher than 85%.

    Daniel Goldin: ADHD proven to be a genetic disorder! Well, maybe not.

  • However, if you consider the fact that the investigators in most studies of ADHD are more rigorous in their election process than clinicians, who often diagnose and prescribe stimulants for "subclinical" cases, the percentage of nongenetic impulsive/inattentive behavior is probably far higher than 85%.

    Daniel Goldin: ADHD proven to be a genetic disorder! Well, maybe not.

  • However, if you consider the fact that the investigators in most studies of ADHD are more rigorous in their election process than clinicians, who often diagnose and prescribe stimulants for "subclinical" cases, the percentage of nongenetic impulsive/inattentive behavior is probably far higher than 85%.

    Daniel Goldin: ADHD proven to be a genetic disorder! Well, maybe not.

  • But they can also cause "subclinical" infections that, despite a lack of symptoms, are the single biggest risk factor for cervical cancer.

    Better Safe Than Sorry

  • At-risk women have more than one major risk factor for heart disease (such as cigarette smoking, poor diet, inactivity, obesity, family history of early heart disease, high blood pressure or cholesterol, evidence of '' subclinical '' vascular disease, metabolic syndrome, or poor treadmill test results).

    WebMD Health

  • However, if you consider the fact that the investigators in most studies of ADHD are more rigorous in their election process than clinicians, who often diagnose and prescribe stimulants for "subclinical" cases, the percentage of nongenetic impulsive/inattentive behavior is probably far higher than 85%.

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • Whatever the neurological effects of fluoride are exactly, Williams argues that the antifluoridationists lost the debate - at least for now - simply because the good effects of fluoride are more perceptible than the time-latent, sometimes merely "subclinical" neurological effects that apparently result from the ingestion of fluoride.

    Ethical Technology

  • At-risk women have more than one major risk factor for heart disease (such as cigarette smoking, poor diet, inactivity, obesity, family history of early heart disease, high blood pressure or cholesterol, evidence of '' subclinical '' vascular disease, metabolic syndrome, or poor treadmill test results).

    WebMD Health

  • At-risk women have more than one major risk factor for heart disease (such as cigarette smoking, poor diet, inactivity, obesity, family history of early heart disease, high blood pressure or cholesterol, evidence of '' subclinical '' vascular disease, metabolic syndrome, or poor treadmill test results).

    WebMD Health

  • I think it's also worth asking why it is that we sympathize with clinical forms of mental illness, but condemn the subclinical forms.

    Brian Hall - An interview with author

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