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biomagnify

biomagnify
 v.— «When consumed by living organisms and passed along the food chain, the pollutants become “biomagnified” and can reach dangerously high concentrations, a particular risk if / when their host fishes find their way onto our dinner plates.» —“Beyond guilt’s horizons a plastic invasion fleet gathers” by Catherine Cheung Courier (Ballarat, Victoria, Australia) June 14, 2008. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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