Definitions for "Biomonitoring"
The process of assessing the well-being of living organisms. Often used in water quality studies to indicate compliance with water quality standards or effluent limits and to document water quality trends.
the evaluation of environmental conditions through the use of living organisms.
The assessment of human exposure to chemicals by measuring the chemicals or their metabolites (breakdown products) in human tissues or fluids such as blood or urine. Blood and urine levels reflect the amount of the chemical in the environment that actually gets into the body.
See EXACT SYNONYM biological monitoring.
The use of organisms to assess or monitor environmental conditions.
Biological Monitoring (Biomonitoring) – sampling the biota of a place (e.g., a stream, a woodlot, or a wetland) repetitively to monitor change over time.