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(ˌbaɪ oʊ kəˈroʊ ʒən)

corrosion caused by or enhanced by bacteria or other microorganisms.
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After introductory chapters, they identify stress, friction, and biocorrosion as mechanisms of action.
24, in which it was demonstrated by classic seeding methods that the polymethylolacrylamide produced using electropolymerization could serve as a nutrition substrate for a number of bacterial species inducing biocorrosion.
Ksiqzek, "The biocorrosion of city sewer collector impregnated special polymer sulfur binder--Polymerized sulfur applied as the industrial waste material", Construction and Building Materials, vol.
1,2,7,10,12,14 Spranger and colleagues described the condition of cervical lesion as multifactorial event including stress, biocorrosion and friction.
Studies on biofouling and biocorrosion will also benefit from the high-quality of the information and basic knowledge acquired.
These reactions are referred to as biocorrosion or MIC when the underlying substratum is a metal or metal alloy like stainless steel.
Biocorrosion by microbes (cyanobacteria), fungi and algae attacking feldspar crystals produce microborings, tunnels and cavities in crystals found in the matrix (Fig.
The SEM method made it possible to analyse surface changes, related to biocorrosion deterioration in the micrometer diapason.
Filgueira L, Metal is not inert: role of metal ions released by biocorrosion in aseptic loosening current concepts, J.
La importancia de haber desarrollado este estudio es que se logro detectar los microorganismos presentes, causantes de diversos problemas operacionales que comprometen la seguridad, el funcionamiento y el mantenimiento en las aeronaves, debido a biocorrosion.
This can lead to pathogenic microorganisms becoming attached to rough alloy surfaces, resulting in increased incidence of oral diseases (25,26) and acceleration of biocorrosion due to providing retentive niches.