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

First Known Use of subminimal

1882

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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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