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Biomass

Biomass is organic non-fossil material, collectively.

In other words, 'biomass' describes the mass of all biological organisms, dead or alive, excluding biological mass that has been transformed by geological processes into substances such as coal or petroleum.

Note:   The above text is excerpted from the Wikipedia article "Biomass", which has been released under the GNU Free Documentation License.
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