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Descriptor English: Biodegradation, Environmental
Descriptor Spanish: Biodegradación Ambiental
Descriptor biodegradación ambiental
Entry term(s) bioconversión
biodeterioro
biorremediación (salud ambiental)
biorreparación
biorrestauración
contaminantes biodegradables
contaminantes no conservadores
contaminantes no conservativos
contaminantes no persistentes
degradación biológica
degradación microbiana
fitorremediación
putrefacción
Scope note: Eliminación de CONTAMINANTES AMBIENTALES PESTICIDAS y otros RESIDUOS usando organismos vivos, usualmente involucrando la intervención de ingenieros ambientales o de saneamiento.
Descriptor Portuguese: Biodegradação Ambiental
Descriptor French: Dépollution biologique de l'environnement
Entry term(s): Biological Recuperation
Bioremediation
Bioremediation (Environmental Health)
Biotreatment
Environmental Biodegradation
Natural Attenuation, Pollution
Phytoremediation
Pollution Natural Attenuation
Tree number(s): N06.230.080.600.500
N06.850.460.375.500
SP4.707.368.600.185
SP4.895.141.712.406.120
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001673
Scope note: Elimination of ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTANTS; PESTICIDES and other waste using living organisms, usually involving intervention of environmental or sanitation engineers.
Annotation: NIM when specific substance is IM; do not confuse with BIOTRANSFORMATION: see note there; for PHYTOREMEDIATION coordinate with PLANTS
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
RE radiation effects
Previous Indexing: Biophysics (1966-1968)
Sanitary Engineering (1966-1968)
appropriate material
Public MeSH Note: 2007; see BIODEGRADATION 1978-2006; see SANITARY ENGINEERING 1975-1977;
History Note: 2007(1969)
Related: Biological Treatment DeCS
Contaminant Removal DeCS
Organic Pollutants DeCS
Soil Treatment DeCS
Water Selfpurification DeCS
DeCS ID: 1697
Unique ID: D001673
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1978/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2008/07/08
Biodegradation, Environmental - Preferred
Concept UI M0002510
Scope note Elimination of ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTANTS; PESTICIDES and other waste using living organisms, usually involving intervention of environmental or sanitation engineers.
Preferred term Biodegradation, Environmental
Entry term(s) Environmental Biodegradation
Natural Attenuation, Pollution - Narrower
Concept UI M0490247
Scope note Passively allowing naturally occurring organisms at a contaminated site to degrade ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTANTS.
Preferred term Natural Attenuation, Pollution
Entry term(s) Pollution Natural Attenuation
Phytoremediation - Narrower
Concept UI M0490246
Scope note Use of PLANTS to accumulate or degrade ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTANTS.
Preferred term Phytoremediation
Bioremediation - Narrower
Concept UI M0352578
Scope note A treatment process that uses naturally occurring microorganisms to degrade hazardous substances into less toxic or nontoxic substances.
Preferred term Bioremediation
Entry term(s) Biological Recuperation
Bioremediation (Environmental Health)
Biotreatment



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