nitrogenous wastes [(neye-troj-uh-nuhs)]
Animal wastes (particularly urine) that contain materials high in nitrogen content.
Note: Nitrogenous waste can be valuable as fertilizer.
- Nitrogen partition
nitrogen partition n. The determination of the distribution of nitrogen in the urine among the various constituents. Also called nitrogen distribution.
- Nitrogen peroxide
noun 1. an obsolete name for nitrogen dioxide 2. the equilibrium mixture of nitrogen dioxide and dinitrogen tetroxide
noun, Chemistry. 1. a poisonous compound, N 2 O 4 , occurring as a colorless, water-soluble solid or liquid, dissociating into NO 2 : used chiefly as an oxidizer, especially in rocket fuels, as a nitrating agent, and as an intermediate in the manufacture of nitric acid. noun 1. another name for dinitrogen tetroxide 2. […]
[nahy-truh-glis-er-in] /ˌnaɪ trəˈglɪs ər ɪn/ noun, Chemistry, Pharmacology. 1. a colorless, thick, oily, flammable, highly explosive, slightly water-soluble liquid, C 3 H 5 N 3 O 9 , prepared from glycerol with nitric and sulfuric acids: used chiefly as a constituent of dynamite and other explosives, in rocket propellants, and in medicine as a vasodilator […]