The tendency of chemicals to become more concentrated as they move up the food chain is known as:
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A. The tendency of chemicals to become more concentrated as they move up the food chain is known as Biomagnification.
Biomagnification can be defined as a tendency of a few chemicals when they become concentrated if they move upward in the food chain. Contaminant movements within the medium like soil, groundwater, or air can be called transport. The term biomagnification can also be defined as the increased concentration of a chemical with the increased trophic status of an animal in the food chain.
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