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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: sub-kon'shus


  1. Not wholly conscious.
  2. Denoting an idea or impression that is present in the mind, but of which there is at the time no conscious knowledge or realization.
  3. That part of the mind that is outside conscious awareness.
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