submaximal

adjective
sub·​max·​i·​mal | \ ˌsəb-ˈmak-s(ə-)məl How to pronounce submaximal (audio) \
variants: or sub-maximal

Definition of submaximal

: less than maximal : not at the greatest or highest possible level submaximal exertion One hundred twenty asymptomatic patients underwent a submaximal treadmill exercise test two to three weeks after an acute myocardial infarction.JAMA

Other Words from submaximal

submaximally or sub-maximally adverb
[Don] Mattingly said left-hander Paco Rodriguez … is throwing submaximally but will not return to the Dodgers before rosters expand. — Pedro Moura

First Known Use of submaximal

1876, in the meaning defined above

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“Submaximal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/submaximal. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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submaximal

adjective
sub·​max·​i·​mal | \ ˌsəb-ˈmak-s(ə-)məl How to pronounce submaximal (audio) \

Medical Definition of submaximal

: being less than the maximum of which an individual is capable submaximal exercise

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