Process resulting in loss of performance of a @MT06878@ due to the deposition of suspended or dissolved substances on its external surfaces, at its pore openings, or within its pores.
Source: PAC, 1996, 68, 1479. (Terminology for membranes and membrane processes (IUPAC Recommendations 1996)) on page 1482 [Terms] [Paper]
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