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bioaccumulation

noun bio·ac·cu·mu·la·tion \ ˌbī-ō-ə-ˌkyü-myə-ˈlā-shən \

medical Definition of bioaccumulation

:the accumulation of a substance (as a pesticide) in a living organism

bioaccumulate

play \-ə-ˈkyü-m(y)ə-ˌlāt\ verb bioaccumulated; bioaccumulating

bioaccumulative

play \-ˌlāt-iv, -lət-\ adjective

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