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bioaccumulation
Subject Category
S Biological Sciences
Definition
The net accumulation of a substance by an organism as a result of uptake from and or all routes of exposure.
Definition Source
US Environmental Protection Agency
RDF/XML Format:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/17223.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/17223
Used For
bioconcentration
biological magnification
biomagnification
Broader Term
biochemistry
Narrower Term
bioaccumulation factor
phytoaccumulation
Related Term
acid volatile sulfides
biomass production
cumulative exposure
exposure pathways
heavy metals
hyperaccumulators
phytoremediation
simultaneously extracted metals
Spanish
bioacumulación
Term Number
17223