subpotency
noun see subpotent

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • subpotency — sub·po·ten·cy (sŭb pōtʹn sē) n. 1. Reduction in potency, as of a drug. 2. Reduction in the power to transmit hereditary characteristics.   sub·poʹtent adj. * * * …   Universalium

  • subpotency — n. reduction in potency; decrease in the ability to pass on hereditary characteristics (Biology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • subpotency — sub·potency …   English syllables

  • subpotency — “+ noun Etymology: sub + potency : reduced capacity to transmit hereditary characters …   Useful english dictionary

  • subpotent — adjective Date: circa 1909 less potent than normal < subpotent drugs > • subpotency noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • subpotent — See subpotency. * * * …   Universalium

  • subpotent — “+ adjective Etymology: sub + potent : less than usually or normally potent; especially : exhibiting genetic subpotency * * * subpoˈtent (↑potent) adj(4) • • • Main Entry: ↑sub …   Useful english dictionary

  • sub|po|tent — «suhb POH tuhnt», adjective. having or exhibiting subpotency …   Useful english dictionary

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