biocycle
n. [Gr. bios, life; kyklos, circle]
Subdivisions of the biosphere: land, sea and freshwater. biodegradable adj. [Gr. bios, life; L. de, down; gradatus, step by step; abilis, tending to be]
Substances that can be broken down by micro-organisms (mainly aerobic bacteria).

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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