bioaccumulation

Process by which some endogenous or exogenous substances, present in small quantities, increase in concentration in an organ, an organism, a food chain, or an ecosystem.

(Translated from Parent, S. Dictionnaire des sciences de l'environnement. Broquet, Québec, 1990.)




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Link database: USGS: Mercury in Aquatic Ecosystems
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Mercury isotope ratio measurements of methylmercury in fish | EVISA's News
MEEMB-9: Metal Elements in Environment, Medicine and Biology | EVISA's Agenda of Events
Directory of scientists: Dirk Wallschläger
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Directory of scientists: André Tessier
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