Definition of Bioremediation

1. Noun. The branch of biotechnology that uses biological process to overcome environmental problems.

Generic synonyms: Biotech, Biotechnology



2. Noun. The act of treating waste or pollutants by the use of microorganisms (as bacteria) that can break down the undesirable substances.
Generic synonyms: Handling, Treatment
Category relationships: Bacteria, Bacterium

Definition of Bioremediation

1. Noun. (biochemistry) The use of biological organisms, usually microorganisms, to remove contaminants, especially from polluted water ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bioremediation

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Medical Definition of Bioremediation

1. The use of plants or microorganisms to clean up pollution or to solve other environmental problems. (21 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bioremediation

biorefineries
biorefinery
bioregion
bioregional
bioregionalism
bioregionalisms
bioregionalist
bioregionalists
bioregions
bioregulator
bioregulators
bioregulatory
bioremediataion
bioremediate
bioremediating
bioremediation (current term)
bioremediations
bioreporter
bioreporters
biorepositories
biorepository
bioresearch
bioresearcher
bioresearchers
bioresorbable
bioresource
bioresources
bioresponsive
biorgan
biorheology

Literary usage of Bioremediation

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Dioxin Treatment Technologies by Florence Poillon (1994)
"In the view of most experts, bioremediation processes for dioxin are not ready for ... Cost Estimates for bioremediation Cost figures for bioremediation of ..."

2. Guide for Conducting Treatability Studies Under CERCLA: Biodegradation by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"As with solid-phase bioremediation, the process can be designed to contain and ... Additionally, slurry- phase bioremediation systems may be used to treat ..."

3. Meeting the Challenge: U. S. Industry Faces the 21st Century: The U. S by Jon Paugh (1998)
"Many in the biotechnology industry believe that bioremediation ... But the application of bioremediation technologies within the CERCLA Superfund and RCRA ..."

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