nitrobacteria that convert ammonia derivatives into nitrites by oxidation.
bacteria that convert ammonia to nitrites in the soil See also nitrobacteria
noun, Chemistry. 1. .
noun, Chemistry, Pharmacology. 1. a colorless, sweet-smelling, sweet-tasting, nonflammable, slightly water-soluble gas, N 2 O, that sometimes produces a feeling of exhilaration when inhaled: used chiefly as an anesthetic in dentistry and surgery, in the manufacture of chemicals, and as an aerosol. noun 1. a colourless nonflammable slightly soluble gas with a sweet smell: used […]
[nahy-truh-zan-thik, nahy-] /ˈnaɪ trəˈzæn θɪk, ˌnaɪ-/ noun, Chemistry. 1. .
nitryl ni·tryl (nī’trəl) n. The univalent radical NO2.