Lethal Concentration 50

Meaning, Term, and Glossary Definition - What is Lethal Concentration 50?

Also referred to as LC50, a concentration of a pollutant or effluent at which 50 percent of the test organisms die; a common measure of acute toxicity.

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Bioconcentration   Concentration   Estimated Environmental Concentration   Exposure Concentration   Isoconcentration   LC 50 Lethal Concentration   LD 50 Lethal Dose   Lethal Dose 50   Maximum Acceptable Toxic Concentration   
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