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BIOLOGICAL ACCUMULATION

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French Equivalent: Accumulation biologique

Definition:
Biological accumulation is the accumulation of elements and compounds of harmful substances in the tissues of living organisms.

Source Publication:
Glossary of Environment Statistics, Studies in Methods, Series F, No. 67, United Nations, New York, 1997.

Statistical Theme: Environmental statistics

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Tuesday, December 11, 2001