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[nahy-troj-uh-nuh s] /naɪˈtrɒdʒ ə nəs/

containing .
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.


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