Amount-of-substance of a component (solute) in a solution divided by the amount-of-substance
of the component when it is saturating the system at constant temperature and pressure.
Also referred to simply as saturation
, for example oxygen saturation
PAC, 1996, 68, 957
(Glossary of terms in quantities and units in Clinical Chemistry (IUPAC-IFCC Recommendations
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