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Biomagnification

Similar term(s): biomagnify.

Definition:

The term biomagnification refers to the progressive build up of persistent substances by successive trophic levels - meaning that it relates to the concentration ratio in a tissue of a predator organism as compared to that in its prey.

Source: GreenFacts

Related words:

Bioaccumulation - Bioconcentration - Food web

Translation(s):

Español: Biomagnificación
Français: bioamplifier

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