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bioaccumulation factor

The concentration of a substance in tissue of an organism divided by its concentration in an environmental medium in situations where the organism and its food are exposed (i.e., accounting for food chain exposure as well as direct chemical uptake).
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  • BAF (bioaccumulation factor)
  • BCF (bioconcentration factor)
  • bioconcentration factor
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