Definition of Subjacent
Subjacent: Just beneath or underneath. The opposite of subjacent is superjacent. Other related terms include adjacent and circumjacent. From sub-, under + the Latin jacere, to lie = to lie under.Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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