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GEMET
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bioconcentration factor
Definition

The quotient of the concentration of a chemical in aquatic organisms at a specific time or during a discrete time period of exposure, divided by the concentration in the surrounding water at the same time or during the same period.

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Concept URL: http://www.eionet.europa.eu/gemet/concept/820