minimum lethal dose


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minimum lethal dose

[′min·ə·məm ¦lēth·əl ′dōs]
(pharmacology)
The amount of an injurious agent which is the average of the smallest dose that kills and the largest dose that fails to kill.
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Antibacterial effects were tested using medicinal crude extracts (for example, natural occurring phenolic substances, flavonoids, terpenes and alkaloids) from local medicinal plants such as Guizotia scabra and Maesa lanceolata in order to determine the minimum inhibitory concentration (minimum lethal dose of studied plant) that could stop the growth of Erwinia carotovora inoculated on culture medium in Petri dishes.

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