corrosion caused by or enhanced by bacteria or other microorganisms; biologically induced corrosion.
the application of mathematical theory to communication and control in living organisms, especially regarding physiological feedback mechanisms and central nervous system control.
capable of decaying through the action of living organisms: biodegradable paper; biodegradable detergent. adjective (of sewage constituents, packaging material, etc) capable of being decomposed by bacteria or other biological means adj. biodegradable (bī’ō-dĭ-grā’də-bəl) Capable of being decomposed by the action of biological agents, especially bacteria. biodegradable [(beye-oh-di-gray-duh-buhl)] Note: The use of biodegradable packaging is supposed […]
to decay and become absorbed by the environment: toys that will biodegrade when they’re discarded.