Definition of Biodegradation

1. Noun. the decomposition of any material by microorganisms ¹



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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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Lexicographical Neighbors of Biodegradation

biocytins
biodata
biodatas
biodebridement
biodefence
biodefences
biodefense
biodefenses
biodeficient
biodegradabilities
biodegradability
biodegradable
biodegradable pollution
biodegradables
biodegradably
biodegradation (current term)
biodegradations
biodegrade
biodegraded
biodegrades
biodegrading
biodemographic
biodemography
bioderived
biodeterioration
biodeteriorations
biodevice
biodevices
biodiagnostic
biodiesel

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 ..."

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