[nahy-troh-jel-uh-tn] /ˌnaɪ troʊˈdʒɛl ə tn/
[nahy-truh-juh n] /ˈnaɪ trə dʒən/ noun, Chemistry. 1. a colorless, odorless, gaseous element that constitutes about four-fifths of the volume of the atmosphere and is present in combined form in animal and vegetable tissues, especially in proteins: used chiefly in the manufacture of ammonia, nitric acid, cyanide, explosives, fertilizer, dyes, as a cooling agent, etc. […]
[nahy-troj-uh-neys, -neyz, nahy-truh-juh-] /naɪˈtrɒdʒ əˌneɪs, -ˌneɪz, ˈnaɪ trə dʒə-/ noun, Biochemistry. 1. an enzyme complex that catalyzes the reduction of molecular in the nitrogen-fixation process of bacteria. nitrogenase ni·trog·e·nase (nī-trŏj’ə-nās’, -nāz’, nī’trə-jə-) n. An enzyme of certain bacteria that activates the conversion of nitrogen to ammonia. nitrogenase (nī-trŏj’ə-nās’, nī’trə-jə-) An enzyme of nitrogen-fixing bacteria that […]
[nahy-troj-uh-nahyz, nahy-truh-juh-] /naɪˈtrɒdʒ əˌnaɪz, ˈnaɪ trə dʒə-/ verb (used with object), nitrogenized, nitrogenizing. 1. to combine with or add material to. /naɪˈtrɒdʒɪˌnaɪz/ verb 1. to combine or treat with nitrogen or a nitrogen compound
noun, Biochemistry, Physiology. 1. the difference between the amount of nitrogen taken in and the amount excreted or lost: used to evaluate nutritional balance. nitrogen balance n. The difference between the amount of nitrogen taken into the body and the amount excreted or lost.