Open main menu

Concentration ratio

Glossary Icon-2.png

The ratio of the activity concentration of a radionuclide within an organism (or one specific tissue of the organism) to that in the surrounding medium, such as air, sediment, soil or water.

(Adapted from ICRP Publication 114, 2009)

Return to Glossary

Previous glossary entries

from ICRP Publication 114, 2009

Activity concentration within an organism relative to that in its surrounding habitat (as represented by a particular media such as air, sediment, soil, or water).