LD50- Lethal Dose - LC50-Lethal Concentration

Business / Agriculture / LD50- Lethal Dose - LC50-Lethal Concentration: The dose (median concentration) of a toxicant that will kill 50% of the test animals within a designated period. The lower the LC50, the more toxic the compound. Testing to determine lethal dosages is used to characterize the acute toxicity of pesticides and other toxic chemicals.

Other Words for Dose

Dose Adjective Synonyms: portion, quantity, amount, measure, dosage
Dose Noun Synonyms: dispense, administer, prescribe

Other Words for Lethal

Lethal Noun Synonyms: deadly, fatal, mortal

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