subtherapeutic


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sub·ther·a·peu·tic

 (sŭb′thĕr-ə-pyo͞o′tĭk)
adj.
Below the dosage levels used to treat diseases: subtherapeutic feeding of penicillin to livestock.

sub′ther·a·peu′ti·cal·ly adv.

subtherapeutic

(ˌsʌbθɛrəˈpjuːtɪk)
adj
involving or relating to drug dosages administered at too low a level to produce a therapeutic effect(of a drug dosage) below the level necessary to treat disease, not powerful enough to have a therapeutic effect
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