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Definition of "bioaccumulative" []

  • That tends to accumulate in an organism when the organism's ability to remove it is insufficient (adjective)

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Use "bioaccumulative" in a sentence
  • "Some of these pollutants, known as bioaccumulative chemicals of concern BCC, pose risks to fish and other species as well as to the humans and wildlife that consume them."
  • "It is also bioaccumulative, meaning its concentration intensifies as it moves up the food chain. "interview with CNN, Dr. Shaw said this of the toxic soup that is the combination of oil and dispersants:" Shrimpers [were] throwing their nets into water ... [then] water from the nets splashed on [one's] skin ...."
  • "It is also bioaccumulative, meaning its concentration intensifies as it moves up the food chain. "interview with CNN, Dr. Shaw said this of the toxic soup that is the combination of oil and dispersants:" Shrimpers [were] throwing their nets into water ... [then] water from the nets splashed on [one's] skin ... ["
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