bioaccumulation etymology

English word bioaccumulation comes from English accumulation, English bio- (Life. Organic life.)

Detailed word origin of bioaccumulation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
accumulation English (eng) (accounting) The continuous growth of capital by retention of interest or savings.. (finance) The action of investors buying an asset from other investors when the price of the asset is low.. (legal) The concurrence of several titles to the same proof.. A mass of something piled up or collected.. The act of amassing or gathering, as into a pile.. The process of growing into a heap or a large [...]
bio- English (eng) Life. Organic life.
bioaccumulation English (eng) (biology) The process by which substances accumulate in the tissues of living organisms; used especially of toxic substances that accumulate via a food chain.

Words with the same origin as bioaccumulation

Descendants of bio-
biochemical biochemistry biodegradable biodestructible biodiesel biodilution biodiversity bioelectric biofeedback biofriendly biofuel biogenic biogeophysical biohazard bioluminescent biomechanics biomedical bionics bionucleonic bioscan bioscope biosphere biosynthesis biotech bioweapon