Definition of bioaccumulative in English:

bioaccumulative

adjective

  • Of a (typically toxic) chemical: having a tendency to bioaccumulate.

Origin

1970s; earliest use found in Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. From bio- + accumulative, after bioaccumulate or bioaccumulation.

Pronunciation

bioaccumulative

/ˌbʌɪəʊəˈkjuːmjʊlətɪv/