sublethal


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sublethal

 [sub-le´thal]
insufficient to cause death.

sub·le·thal

(sŭb-lē'thăl),
Not quite lethal.

sublethal

(sŭb-lē′thəl)
adj.
Less than lethal: sublethal dosages.

sub·le′thal·ly adv.

sublethal

adjective Referring to that which does not kill a cell or organism, but usually forces adaptation for survival

sub·le·thal

(sŭb-lē'thăl)
Slightly less than lethal.
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Similar results were reported by Khan et al (2018), studied the sublethal effect of cypermethrin on heamatology profile of Labeo rohita during acute toxicity for 96 h.
Hematological, biochemical and ionoregulatory responses of Indian major carp Catla catla during chronic sublethal exposure to inorganic arsenic.
For all three strains, sublethal injury was temperature-dependent, and was highest at 1 to 2 hours for the 461-nm LED, and at 2 to 6 hours for the 405-nm LED.
monocytogenes heat stress adaptation is defined as pre-exposing cells at a sublethal heat stress which confers increased heat tolerance at lethal heating temperature (Farber and Brown, 1990).
In addition to the alterations to development time and the reduction in body weight due to infection that were observed in our study, other sublethal effects caused by baculoviruses have been reported by other authors, including lowered rates of adult emergence (Cabodevilla et al.
Based on the acute toxicity results and environmentally relevant concentrations of diazinon in previous studies [7, 8], daphnids were exposed during 14 days to the following sublethal diazinon concentrations: 0 (control), 0.05, 0.1, 0.2, 0.5, and 1.0 [micro]g x [L.sup.-1].
Lethal and sublethal effects after treatment with conventional and biorational insecticides on eggs of Chrysoperla externa (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae)
Such interacting environmental factors can amplify the impact of honey bee worker losses (e.g., through sublethal toxicity effects) and reduce longer-term colony viability."
Soon, a beehive can be inadvertently soaked in sublethal chemicals, while the beekeeper had only the best intentions.
Going a step further, Gates is also trying to 'train' corals to survive rising temperatures, exposing them to sublethal heat stress in the hope they can 'somehow fix that in their memory' and survive similar stress in the future.
Sublethal concentration [H.sub.2][O.sub.2] (<300 [micro]M) could cause growth arrest and promote cellular senescence but no adverse effect on human diploid fibroblasts survival [4, 6].