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MINIMUM LETHAL DOSE [1 record]

Record 1 2011-07-22

English

Subject field(s)
  • Toxicology
  • Environmental Studies and Analyses
  • Occupational Health and Safety
DEF

The lowest dose (other than LD50) of a substance introduced by any route, other than inhalation, over any period of time in one or more divided portions and reported to have caused death in humans or animals.

OBS

LDLO.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Toxicologie
  • Études et analyses environnementales
  • Santé et sécurité au travail
DEF

Concentration la plus faible de substance ou d'énergie provoquant la mort d'un animal d'expérience, exprimée en mg/kg de poids vif, à laquelle on associe généralement la durée de l'expérience (24 h, 48 h ou 96 h).

OBS

Lorsque la mention «min.» suit immédiatement l'abréviation «DL», sans espace, elle se place généralement en indice.

Key term(s)
  • dose minimale mortelle

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Toxicología
  • Estudios y análisis del medio ambiente
  • Salud y seguridad en el trabajo
DEF

La menor cantidad de agente tóxico que cuando se introduce al cuerpo, causa la muerte en especies individuales de animales de prueba.

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