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biodeterioration

[bahy-oh-di-teer-ee-uh-rey-shuh n] /ˌbaɪ oʊ dɪˌtɪər i əˈreɪ ʃən/
noun
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65; bio- + deterioration
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Examples for biodeterioration
  • 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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