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Descriptor English: Biological Filters
Descriptor Spanish: Filtros Biológicos
Descriptor Portuguese: Filtros Biológicos
Descriptor French: Filtres Biologiques
Entry term(s): Adhered Biomass
Adhered Biomass Models
Adhered Biomass Reactors
Biofilters
Biological Filtration
Dripping Filters
Percolating Filters
Spray Filters
Trickling Biofilters
Trickling Filters
Tree number(s): SP4.021.202.133.709.645.446
SP4.031.100.200.292.663.209
SP4.122.006.062.493.774.430
Scope note: A fixed bed of rocks, lava, coke, gravel, slag, polyurethane foam, sphagnum peat moss, ceramic, or plastic media over which sewage or other wastewater flows downward that causes a layer of microbial slime (biofilm) to grow, covering the bed of media.
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
AN analysis
CL classification
EC economics
EH ethnology
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
PC prevention & control
PL policies
SN statistics & numerical data
Related:
Biological Phenomena MeSH
Wetlands MeSH
DeCS ID: 16419
Unique ID: DDCS016419
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Biological Filters - Preferred
Concept UI FD00057796
Scope note A fixed bed of rocks, lava, coke, gravel, slag, polyurethane foam, sphagnum peat moss, ceramic, or plastic media over which sewage or other wastewater flows downward that causes a layer of microbial slime (biofilm) to grow, covering the bed of media.
Preferred term Biological Filters
Entry term(s) Adhered Biomass
Adhered Biomass Models
Adhered Biomass Reactors
Biofilters
Biological Filtration
Dripping Filters
Percolating Filters
Spray Filters
Trickling Biofilters
Trickling Filters



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