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phytoremediation

[ fahy-toh-ri-mee-dee-ey-shuhn ]
/ ˌfaɪ toʊ rɪˌmi diˈeɪ ʃən /
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noun
a process of decontaminating soil or water by using plants and trees to absorb or break down pollutants.
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British Dictionary definitions for phytoremediation

phytoremediation
/ (ˌfaɪtəʊrɪˌmiːdɪˈeɪʃən) /

noun
another name for bioremediation
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Scientific definitions for phytoremediation

phytoremediation
[ fī′tō-rĭ-mē′dē-āshən ]

See under bioremediation.
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