minimal inhibitory concentration

noun

Medical Definition of minimal inhibitory concentration

: the smallest concentration of an antibiotic that regularly inhibits growth of a bacterium in vitro abbreviation MIC

called also minimum inhibitory concentration

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“Minimal inhibitory concentration.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/minimal%20inhibitory%20concentration. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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