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Definition of Biomass:
Any quantitative estimate of the total mass of organimsms comprising all or part of a population or any other specified unit, or within a given area at a given time; measured as volume, mass or energy.[1].
This is the common definition for Biomass, other definitions can be discussed in the article


  1. Lincoln R., Boxshall G. and Clark P. (1998). A Dictionary of Ecology, Evolution and Systematics (2nd Ed). Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, (England). 361pp.