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lethal British & World English

Sufficient to cause death

lethal English Thesaurus

a lethal weapon

lethal gene British & World English

A gene that is capable of causing the death of an organism, usually during the development of the embryo. Also called lethal factor, lethal mutation

semi-lethal British & World English

Relating to or denoting an allele or chromosomal abnormality which impairs the viability of most of the individuals homozygous for it

lethal chamber British & World English

An enclosed space in which animals may be killed painlessly with gas

lethal injection British & World English

An injection administered for the purposes of euthanasia or as a means of capital punishment

sublethal British & World English

Having an effect less than lethal

lethal factor in lethal gene British & World English

A gene that is capable of causing the death of an organism, usually during the development of the embryo. Also called lethal factor, lethal mutation

lethal mutation in lethal gene British & World English

A gene that is capable of causing the death of an organism, usually during the development of the embryo. Also called lethal factor, lethal mutation