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[nahy-troh-bak-teer-ee-uh] /ˌnaɪ troʊ bækˈtɪər i ə/

plural noun, singular nitrobacterium
[nahy-troh-bak-teer-ee-uh m] /ˌnaɪ troʊ bækˈtɪər i əm/ (Show IPA)
certain in the soil involved in nitrifying processes.
plural noun (sing) -terium (-ˈtɪərɪəm)
soil bacteria of the order Pseudomonadales that are involved in nitrification, including species of Nitrosomonas and Nitrobacter


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