biochemical oxygen demand test

biochemical oxygen demand test

[¦bī·ō′kem·ə·kəl ′äk·sə·jən di′mand ‚test]
(microbiology)
A standard laboratory procedure for measuring biochemical oxygen demand; standard measurement is made for 5 days at 20°C. Abbreviated BOD test.
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The most significant results came from the fecal coliform test, the turbidity test and the biochemical oxygen demand test (BOD).

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