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biomass

noun bio·mass \ˈbī-ō-ˌmas\

Definition of BIOMASS

1
:  the amount of living matter (as in a unit area or volume of habitat)
2
:  plant materials and animal waste used especially as a source of fuel
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First Known Use of BIOMASS

1934

Other Ecology Terms

Malthusian, anthropogenic, carbon footprint, crepuscular, niche, sere, symbiosis, taiga, tundra
Medical Dictionary

biomass

noun bio·mass \-ˌmas\

Medical Definition of BIOMASS

:  the amount of living matter (as in a unit area or volume of habitat)

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