Definition of sublethal
: less than but usually only slightly less than lethal a sublethal dose
sublethallyplay \-thə-lē\ adverb
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There’s a growing body of evidence, too, that neonicotinoids may have sublethal effects, says Dennis vanEngelsdorp, a bee researcher at the University of Maryland who was not involved in the new study.
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