Medical Dictionary

bioaccumulation

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

Medical Definition of bioaccumulation

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

bioaccumulate

\-ə-ˈkyü-m(y)ə-ˌlāt\play verb

bioaccumulated

;

bioaccumulating

bioaccumulative

\-ˌlāt-iv, -lət-\play adjective

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