partition coefficient [obsolete]

This term is not recommended and should not be used as a synonym for partition constant, partition ratio or distribution ratio.
See also: distribution constant
PAC, 1993, 65, 2373 (Nomenclature for liquid-liquid distribution (solvent extraction) (IUPAC Recommendations 1993)) on page 2385
PAC, 1996, 68, 957 (Glossary of terms in quantities and units in Clinical Chemistry (IUPAC-IFCC Recommendations 1996)) on page 986