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1. (Life Sciences & Allied Applications / Environmental Science) the total number of living organisms in a given area, expressed in terms of living or dry weight per unit area
2. (Life Sciences & Allied Applications / Biology) vegetable matter used as a source of energy
bi•o•mass (ˈbaɪ oʊˌmæs)
1. the amount of living matter in a given habitat, expressed either as the weight of organisms per unit area or as the volume of organisms per unit volume of habitat.
2. organic matter that can be converted to fuel and is therefore regarded as a potential energy source.
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