bioremediation love

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The use of biological agents, such as bacteria or plants, to remove or neutralize contaminants, as in polluted soil or water.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun the branch of biotechnology that uses biological processes to overcome environmental problems.

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  • noun biochemistry The use of biological organisms, usually microorganisms, to remove contaminants, especially from polluted water

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the branch of biotechnology that uses biological process to overcome environmental problems
  • noun the act of treating waste or pollutants by the use of microorganisms (as bacteria) that can break down the undesirable substances

Etymologies

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bio- +‎ remediation

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