subminimal

adjective
sub·​min·​i·​mal | \ˌsəb-ˈmi-nə-məl \
variants: or sub-minimal

Definition of subminimal 

: smaller than the minimum that is required for a particular result a subminimal stimulus

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1882, in the meaning defined above

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subminimal

adjective
sub·​min·​i·​mal | \-ˈmin-ə-məl \

Medical Definition of subminimal 

: smaller than the minimum that is required for a particular result a subminimal stimulus

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