[nahy-troj-uh-nuh s] /naɪˈtrɒdʒ ə nəs/
containing nitrogen or a nitrogen compound: a nitrogenous fertilizer
nitrogenous ni·trog·e·nous (nī-trŏj’ə-nəs)
Relating to or containing nitrogen.
Containing nitrogen or a compound of nitrogen.
- Nitrogenous wastes
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. […]