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.

Nearby words

  1. bioluminescent,
  2. biolysis,
  3. biolytic,
  4. biomagnetism,
  5. biomagnification,
  6. biomarker,
  7. biomass,
  8. biomaterial,
  9. biomathematics,
  10. biome

Origin of biomagnify

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

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