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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.
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(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"
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