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[bahy-oh-mag-nuh-fahy] /ˌbaɪ oʊˈmæg nəˌfaɪ/
verb (used without object), biomagnified, biomagnifying.
to undergo biological magnification.
Origin of biomagnify
1970-75; back formation from biomagnification; see -fy Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Water-soluble pollutants usually cannot biomagnify in this way because they would dissolve in the bodily fluids of the consumer.
  • Cesium has been shown to biomagnify in aquatic food chains.
  • Methylmercury is known to biomagnify, or increase in concentration, as it moves up the food chain.

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