biochemical fuel cell

biochemical fuel cell

[¦bī·ō′kem·ə·kəl ′fyül ‚sel]
(electricity)
An electrochemical power generator in which the fuel source is bioorganic matter; air is the oxidant at the cathode, and microorganisms catalyze the oxidation of the bioorganic matter at the anode.
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Applications of a Biochemical Fuel Cell to Wastewaters.
These devices have been variously referred to as biochemical fuel cells, biological fuel cells, and biofuel cells.