from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The accumulation of a substance, such as a toxic chemical, in various tissues of a living organism: the bioaccumulation of mercury in fish.
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- n. The process by which substances accumulate in the tissues of living organisms; used especially of toxic substances that accumulate via a food chain
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