biological oxygen demand


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biological oxygen demand

biological oxygen demand

The amount of oxygen required for a biological reaction, esp. the oxygen required to oxidize materials in natural water supplies, e.g., rivers or lakes.
See: eutrophication
See also: demand

biological oxygen demand (BOD)

See BIOCHEMICAL OXYGEN DEMAND.
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