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Definition of "ecotoxicity" [ecotoxicity]

  • The potential for biological, chemical or physical stressors to affect ecosystems. (noun)

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Use "ecotoxicity" in a sentence
  • "Aquatic ecotoxicity: Paper life cycle contributes 37.04% less"
  • "EPA issued a notice to the company Monsanto to submit human health and ecotoxicity data in September 2010."
  • "President Barack Obama is in Louisiana today, so these findings bear repeating: BP knew in all probability where a Gulf of Mexico oil leak would go; the company knows it is pouring millions of gallons of chemicals untested for ecotoxicity near endangered wetlands; and BP knew it could not assure us that our environment will ever be back to normal."