subtherapeutic(redirected from subtherapeutically)
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Below the dosage levels used to treat diseases: subtherapeutic feeding of penicillin to livestock.
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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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