Definitions for "Median lethal dose"
Keywords:  dose, kill, duffus, toxic, population
the dose of a toxicant killing 50% of a large group of individuals of one species. See dose.
Statistically derived dose of a pesticide expected to kill 50% of test organisms in a given population under a defined set of conditions. Normally expressed as mg of test material per kg of body weight of the organism. (Duffus, 1993)
The dose that is just lethal to 50% of the specimen. This terminology is used in biological experiments. It is the same as the LD50 or the median.
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see LD50.