subtherapeutic

[ suhb-ther-uh-pyoo-tik ]
/ ˌsʌb θɛr əˈpyu tɪk /

adjective

indicating a dosage, as of a drug or vitamin, less than the amount required for a therapeutic effect.

Nearby words

  1. subterrene,
  2. subterrestrial,
  3. subtext,
  4. subthalamic nucleus,
  5. subthalamus,
  6. subthreshold,
  7. subthreshold stimulus,
  8. subtile,
  9. subtilely,
  10. subtilisin

Origin of subtherapeutic


Related formssub·ther·a·peu·ti·cal·ly, adverb

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