lethal-, -lethal, -lethally; lethi-, letho-, leth-

(Latin: death, deadly; fatal, lifeless; kill, killing; die, dying; mortal, mortality; destructive)

sublethally (adverb), more sublethally, most sublethally
Descriptive of something which is not sufficient to kill: The results of sublethally bodily damage can cause someone to be a cripple for the rest of his or her life.

Related "death, dead; kill" units: -cide; mort-; neci-; necro-; phono-; thanato-.