inhibitory concentration, \(\text{IC}\)

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Concentration of a substance that causes a defined inhibition of a given system: \(\mathrm{IC}_{50}\) is the median concentration that causes 50% inhibition.
See also: lethal concentration
Source:
PAC, 1993, 65, 2003. 'Glossary for chemists of terms used in toxicology (IUPAC Recommendations 1993)' on page 2060 (https://doi.org/10.1351/pac199365092003)