biodeterioration

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biodeterioration

[bahy-oh-di-teer-ee-uh-rey-shuhn]

Origin:
1960–65; bio- + deterioration

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The purpose of this study is to better understand the fundamental processes involved in wood biodeterioration.
While covering a bridge deck reduces the risk of biodeterioration, it cannot completely eliminate that risk.
Infrared imaging has been used to detect internal voids intended to represent voids generated from biodeterioration.
The role of pigeon excrement in stone biodeterioration.
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