Definition of Sublethal

1. Adjective. Less than lethal ¹



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Definition of Sublethal

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sublethal

subleading
sublease
subleased
subleaser
subleasers
subleases
subleasing
sublemma
sublemmas
sublemmata
sublessee
sublessees
sublessor
sublessors
sublet
sublethal (current term)
sublethally
sublets
subletter
subletters
subletting
sublevation
sublevations
sublevel
sublevels
sublibrarian
sublibrarians
sublicence
sublicensable
sublicense

Literary usage of Sublethal

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1. Arsenic by Assembly Of Life Sciences, National Academies Press, Assembly of Life Sciences (U.S.), National Academy of Sciences (U.S.) (1977)
"The long-term effects of exposure to sublethal concentrations may be as important as direct lethality, in that such exposure may limit development, growth, ..."

2. The Journal of Cancer Research (1917)
"When a sublethal dose of radium was given, the original treated tissue when removed from the plasma grew in most instances, but the cellular outgrowths ..."

3. Use of Sediment Quality Guidelines and Related Tools for the Assessment of by Richard J. Wenning (2005)
"Changes in mean ERM-Q did not correspond to the incidence of sublethal ... The lack of correspondence between sublethal toxicity and the mean ERM-Q may be ..."

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