biodeterioration


biodeterioration
\\"ˌ\ noun
Etymology: bi- (II) + deterioration
: the breakdown of materials by microbial action

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/buy'oh di tear'ee euh ray"sheuhn/, n.
biodegradation.
[1960-65; BIO- + DETERIORATION]

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biodegradāˈtion (also biodeteriorāˈtion) noun
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Main Entry:bio-

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