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Process by which certain toxic substances (such as heavy metals and polychlorinated biphenyls) accumulate and keep on accumulating in living organisms, posing a threat to health, life, and to the environment. Also called bioconcentration, biological concentration, or biological magnification. See also bioaccumulant.

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If you are working in an industrial complex it is important that your haz mat team takes food care of any bioaccumulation.
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With all the problems in the environment, it is no surprise to see all of the bioaccumulation happening in the ocean.
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If you are running an industrial complex you must make sure to not allow for any bioaccumulation that could have hazardous results.
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