sublethal

adjective sub·le·thal \ ˌsəb-ˈlē-thəl \

Definition of sublethal

:less than but usually only slightly less than lethal
  • a sublethal dose

sublethally

play \-thə-lē\ adverb

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First Known Use of sublethal

1887


Medical Dictionary

sublethal

adjective sub·le·thal \ ˌsəb-ˈlē-thəl, ˌsəb- \

medical Definition of sublethal

:less than but usually only slightly less than lethal
  • a sublethal dose

sublethally

play \-thə-lē\ adverb

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