IUPAC Glossary of Terms Used in Toxicology - Terms Starting with Q
All those planned and systematic actions necessary to provide adequate confidence that a product or service will satisfy given requirements for quality.
- Operational techniques and activities that are used to fulfill requirements for quality.
- In toxicology, procedures incorporated in experimental
protocols to reduce the possibility of error, especially human
Note: This is a requirement of good laboratory practice.
Describing a condition that can be expressed only as occurring or not occurring, such as death.
antonym graded effect
Condition that can be expressed only as ‘occurring’ or ‘not occurring’, such as death or occurrence of a tumor.
Quantitative structure-biological activity model derived using regression analysis and containing as parameters physicochemical constants, indicator variables or theoretically calculated values.
Note: The term is extended by some authors to include chemical reactivity, i.e. activity and reactivity are regarded as synonyms. This extension is discouraged.