Definition of Subtherapeutic

1. Adjective. (medicine) Administered at levels lower than would be used in actual treatment of a disease ¹



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Definition of Subtherapeutic

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Subtherapeutic

subterrestrial
subtest
subtests
subtext
subtextless
subtexts
subtextual
subtextually
subthalamic
subthalamic nucleus
subthalamus
subthematic
subthematically
subtheme
subthemes
subtherapeutic (current term)
subthermal
subthermally
subthread
subthreads
subthreshold
subtidal
subtil
subtilase
subtile
subtilely
subtileness
subtilenesses
subtiler
subtilest

Literary usage of Subtherapeutic

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1. Impacts of Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria: Thanks to Penicillin-- He Will by Office of Technology Assessment, United States, Congress (1995)
"FDA directs its Center for Veterinary Medicine to prepare notice of withdrawal of penicillin and tetracyclines from subtherapeutic uses. ..."

2. A Lifelong Passion: Nicholas and Alexandra: Their Own Story by Andrei Maylunas (2005)
"The average theophylline level was 10.8 micrograms/mL Forty-seven percent of the patients had subtherapeutic levels, 46% had therapeutic levels, ..."

3. Assessment and Treatment of Patients With Coexisting Mental Illness and by Richard Ries (1996)
"Thus, serum levels of medications will be decreased, possibly to subtherapeutic levels. Without assessing for possible AOD use, some physicians may ..."

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