quantal effect

quantal effect

an effect that can be expressed only in binary terms, as occurring or not occurring.

quan·tal ef·fect

(kwahn'tăl e-fekt')
A result that can be expressed only in binary terms, as occurring or not occurring.
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For a stochastic quantal endpoint, this equals the expected population incidence of the quantal effect.
Population tumor Linear extrapolation Human dose assuming incidence (tumor from allometrically deterministic dataset) scaled BMDL (a) quantal effect [5th (mg/kg/day) and 95th percentiles (mg/kg/day)] 5% 0.
In the context of quantal theories of C*, this means that the NSCP must not be based on non-local quantal effects.