biological corrosion

biological corrosion

[¦bī·ə¦läj·ə·kəl kə′rō·zhən]
(metallurgy)
Deterioration of metals as a result of the metabolic activity of microorganisms. Also known as biocorrosion.
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* Biological corrosion is the degradation of pipe material by reaction with biological organisms such as bacteria, fungi, and algae.

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