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bioaccumulate

(ˌbaɪəʊəˈkjuːmʊˌleɪt)
vb (intr)
(Biology) (of substances, esp toxins) to build up within the tissues of organisms
ˌbioacˌcumuˈlation n
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Translations
bioakkumulieren
생물농축되다
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On the other hand, the heavy metals content in leaves of the forest fruits (Hippophae rhamnoides and Rubus fruticosus) from the tailings dumps mining have revealed potentially toxic metals bioaccumulated in much larger quantities in the leaves of blackberry, highlighing the recommendation that these leaves may not used for medical purposes [8].
Avoiding animal products, particularly animal fat and mercury-toxic fish, decreases exposure to bioaccumulated compounds.
Various outcomes have been demonstrated as a result of trace element transfer across trophic levels (Vickerman & Trumble 2003), e.g., diminished (biodiluted), retained (biotransferred), increased accumulation in the next trophic level (bioaccumulated), or consecutively increased across 3 or more trophic levels (biomagnified).
In this paper, it was determined, that the concentration of the three metals (copper, cadmium and lead) in the mussel to get an idea on the one hand that the concentration were bioaccumulated by specimens of each test group and on the other hand, the degree of metal pollution in different areas of transplantation.
The mercury bioaccumulated in shellfish and fish in Minamata Bay and the Shiranui Sea to toxic concentrations.
In addition, cadmium content increases during aging in wild salamanders, suggesting that this metal is bioaccumulated. Salamanders represent excellent biomonitors.
According to a European Food Safety Authority scientific opinion published in December 2006, DDT and related compounds are bioaccumulated and biomagnified along the food chain.