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The dose (median concentration) of a toxicant that will kill 50% of the test animals within a designated period. The lower the LC<sub>50</sub>, the more toxic the compound. Testing to determine lethal dosages is used to characterize the acute toxicity of pesticides and other toxic chemicals.  
 
The dose (median concentration) of a toxicant that will kill 50% of the test animals within a designated period. The lower the LC<sub>50</sub>, the more toxic the compound. Testing to determine lethal dosages is used to characterize the acute toxicity of pesticides and other toxic chemicals.  
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The dose (median concentration) of a toxicant that will kill 50% of the test animals within a designated period. The lower the LC50, the more toxic the compound. Testing to determine lethal dosages is used to characterize the acute toxicity of pesticides and other toxic chemicals.

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