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Related to bioremediation: Bioaugmentation
The use of biological agents, such as bacteria or plants, to remove or neutralize contaminants, as in polluted soil or water.
(Botany) the use of plants to extract heavy metals from contaminated soils and water. Also called: phytoremediation
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|Noun||1.||bioremediation - the branch of biotechnology that uses biological process to overcome environmental problems|
|2.||bioremediation - the act of treating waste or pollutants by the use of microorganisms (as bacteria) that can break down the undesirable substances|
treatment, handling - the management of someone or something; "the handling of prisoners"; "the treatment of water sewage"; "the right to equal treatment in the criminal justice system"