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TOLERANCE (ENVIRONMENTAL)

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French Equivalent: Tolérance

Definition:
Tolerance is the:

1. ability of an organism to endure unfavourable environmental conditions;

2. amount of a chemical in food considered safe for humans or animals.

Source Publication:
Glossary of Environment Statistics, Studies in Methods, Series F, No. 67, United Nations, New York, 1997.

Statistical Theme: Environmental statistics

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Monday, May 27, 2002