biological oil-spill control

biological oil-spill control

[¦bī·ə¦läj·ə·kəl ′ȯil ‚spil kən′trōl]
(ecology)
The use of cultures of microorganisms capable of living on oil as a means of degrading an oil slick biologically.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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