Minimum lethal dose

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Minimum lethal dose (LDmin) is the least amount of drug that can produce death in a given animal species under controlled conditions.[1]

For the concept Median Lethal Dose (MLD, also LD50), see Median lethal dose.[2]


  1. ^ M03933. IUPAC Compendium of Chemical Terminology. 1997.
  2. ^ Chemical Safety Information - Glossary. The Physical and Theoretical Chemistry Laboratory, Oxford University, England