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The process of building up of harmful chemicals inside a living organism is called as _______

(a) Bio-accumulation

(b) Bio-leaching

(c) Bio-remediation

(d) Bio-fortification

I have been asked this question by my college director while I was bunking the class.

Enquiry is from Bioaccumulation Relationship with Chemical Structure in division Bioaccumulation of Toxicants of Environmental Biotechnology

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Right option is (a) Bio-accumulation

For explanation: Bio-accumulation is the process in which harmful chemicals builds up inside a living organism, Bio-remediation is a process used to treat contaminated media using microbial methods, bio-fortification is a process which is used to increase the nutritional quality of crops, bio-leaching is a process used for extraction of metals.

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