biological accumulation


noun

the accumulation within living organisms of toxic substances occurring in the environment.

Nearby words

  1. biolinguistics,
  2. biologic,
  3. biologic assay,
  4. biologic evolution,
  5. biological,
  6. biological child,
  7. biological clock,
  8. biological control,
  9. biological engineering,
  10. biological half-life


Also called bioaccumulation.

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