Difference between revisions of "Decomposition"

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Latest revision as of 11:25, 1 August 2020

Definition of Decomposition:
The breakdown of matter by bacteria and fungi, changing the chemical make-up and physical appearance of materials. Metabolic degradation of organic matter into simple organic and inorganic compounds, with consequent liberation of energy.
This is the common definition for Decomposition, other definitions can be discussed in the article