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Definition of Biodegradation
1. [n -S]
Medical Definition of Biodegradation
1. The series of processes by which living systems render chemicals less noxious to the environment. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)
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Literary usage of Biodegradation
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1. In-Situ Bioremediation of Ground Water and Geological Material: A Review of ...by Robert D. Norris by Robert D. Norris (1995)
"These results were used to develop and calibrate the computer model, BIOPLUME, to simulate hydrocarbon transport and aerobic biodegradation within the ..."
2. Oil Spill Dispersants: Efficacy And Effects by National Research Council (U. S.) (2005)
"CO-630, stimulated the biodegradation of both aliphatic and aromatic hydrocarbons. The degree of stimulation was strongly dependent on surfactant ..."