nounWord builderThe prefix bio- often appears in words connected with living organisms. ( Chemical Engineering : Chemical waste management ) Bioavailability
is the degree
to which a pollutant
can be taken up by a living thing.
These observations show that the presence of organic matter decreases the bioavailability and ecotoxicity of copper in the aquatic environment.
The study will investigate the bioavailability of heavy metals from polluted soils to plants.
Bioavailability is the degree to which a pollutant can be taken up by a living thing.
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