biomagnify

[bahy-oh-mag-nuh-fahy]
verb (used without object), biomagnified, biomagnifying.
to undergo biological magnification.

Origin:
1970–75; back formation from biomagnification; see -fy

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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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