Statistically derived @DT07361@ of a chemical or physical agent (radiation) expected to kill 50% of organisms in a given population under a defined set of conditions.
Source: PAC, 1993, 65, 2003. (Glossary for chemists of terms used in toxicology (IUPAC Recommendations 1993)) on page 2068 [Terms] [Paper]
Citation: 'median lethal dose' in IUPAC Compendium of Chemical Terminology, 3rd ed. International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry; 2006. Online version 3.0.1, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.M03810 RISBibTexEndNote