biomagnify

[ bahy-oh-mag-nuh-fahy ]
/ ˌbaɪ oʊˈmæg nəˌfaɪ /

verb (used without object), bi·o·mag·ni·fied, bi·o·mag·ni·fy·ing.

to undergo biological magnification.

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Origin of biomagnify

1970–75; back formation from biomagnification; see -fy
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