bioaccumulation


bio·ac·cu·mu·la·tion

noun \ˌbī-ō-ə-ˌkyü-myə-ˈlā-shən\

Definition of BIOACCUMULATION

: the accumulation of a substance (as a pesticide) in a living organism
bio·ac·cu·mu·late \-ə-ˈkyü-m(y)ə-ˌlāt\ verb, bio·ac·cu·mu·lated bio·ac·cu·mu·lating
bio·ac·cu·mu·la·tive \-ˌlāt-iv, -lət-\ adjective

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