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(English) Storage of a chemical within a living organism at concentrations higher than found in the surrounding environment. (See also: toxin, Environmental Impact Assessment, bioconcentration)
(French) Accumulation d'un produit chimique dans un organisme vivant où il est trouvé à des concentrations plus élevées que celles de son environnement immédiat. (See also: toxin, Environmental Impact Assessment, bioconcentration)
(Portuguese) Acumulação dum qualquer produto químico num organismo vivo em concentrações mais elevadas do que as encontradas no seu Meio. (See also: toxin, Environmental Impact Assessment, bioconcentration)

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