biodegradable


bio·de·grad·able

adjective \-di-ˈgrā-də-bəl\

: capable of being slowly destroyed and broken down into very small parts by natural processes, bacteria, etc.

Full Definition of BIODEGRADABLE

:  capable of being broken down especially into innocuous products by the action of living things (as microorganisms) <biodegradable trash bags>
bio·de·grad·abil·i·ty \-ˌgrā-də-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun
biodegradable noun
bio·deg·ra·da·tion \-ˌde-grə-ˈdā-shən\ noun
bio·de·grade \-di-ˈgrād\ verb

First Known Use of BIODEGRADABLE

1961

Other Biochemistry Terms

bile, capsaicin, keratin, metabolism

Rhymes with BIODEGRADABLE

bio·de·grad·able

adjective \-di-ˈgrād-ə-bəl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of BIODEGRADABLE

: capable of being broken down especially into innocuous products by the action of living things (as microorganisms)
bio·de·grad·abil·i·ty \-ˌgrād-ə-ˈbil-ət-ē\ noun, plural bio·de·grad·abil·i·ties
bio·deg·ra·da·tion \-ˌdeg-rə-ˈdā-shən\ noun
bio·de·grade \-di-ˈgrād\ verb, bio·de·grad·ed bio·de·grad·ing

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