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