sublethal definition by Webster's New World
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not quite lethal; insufficient to cause death: a sublethal dose of poison
sublethal definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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Less than lethal: sublethal dosages.
- sub·leˈthal·ly adverb
sublethal - Medical Definition
Not sufficient to cause death.
- sublethally adverb