hyperaccumulator

/ (ˌhaɪpərəˈkjuːmjʊˌleɪtə) /

noun

a plant that absorbs toxins, such as heavy metals, to a greater concentration than that in the soil in which it is growing

Nearby words

  1. hype,
  2. hyped up,
  3. hyped-up,
  4. hyper,
  5. hyper-,
  6. hyperacidity,
  7. hyperaction,
  8. hyperactive,
  9. hyperactivity,
  10. hyperacusis

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