any bacteria that combines nitrogen with oxygen or hydrogen to create compounds that is usable by plants (e.g. ammonia, nitrates)
[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
- Nitrogen lag
nitrogen lag n. The length of time between ingestion of a given protein and the urinary excretion of the amount of nitrogen equal to that in the protein.
- Nitrogen monoxide
noun 1. the systematic name for nitric oxide
noun, Chemistry. 1. any of the class of poisonous, blistering compounds, as C 5 H 1 1 Cl 2 N, analogous in composition to mustard gas but containing nitrogen instead of sulfur: used in the treatment of cancer and similar diseases; mechlorethamine. noun 1. any of a class of organic compounds resembling mustard gas in […]