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bioaccumulate

(ˌbaɪəʊəˈkjuːmʊˌleɪt)
vb (intr)
(Biology) (of substances, esp toxins) to build up within the tissues of organisms
ˌbioacˌcumuˈlation n
Translations
bioakkumulieren
생물농축되다
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ni larvae bioaccumulated Se from the artificial diet (Popham & Shelby 2006), and that females of P.
By adding radioactive isotopes to a controlled system in the laboratory, it is possible to follow how a particular element behaves and how it is bioaccumulated by the plant or organism, explained Cresswell, who uses the techniques to investigate contaminant bioaccumulation in marine organisms.
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.
Bioaccumulated chlorinated hydrocarbons and red/white blood cell parameters.
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.
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.