ammonification


am·mo·ni·fi·ca·tion

noun \ə-ˌmä-nə-fə-ˈkā-shən, -ˌmō-nə-\

Definition of AMMONIFICATION

1
:  the act or process of ammoniating
2
:  decomposition with production of ammonia or ammonium compounds especially by the action of bacteria on nitrogenous organic matter
am·mo·ni·fy \-ˌfī\ verb

First Known Use of AMMONIFICATION

1886

am·mo·ni·fi·ca·tion

noun \ə-ˌmän-ə-fə-ˈkā-shən, -ˌmō-nə-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of AMMONIFICATION

1
: the act or process of ammoniating
2
: decomposition with production of ammonia or ammonium compounds especially by the action of bacteria on nitrogenous organic matter
am·mo·ni·fy \-ˌfī\ verb, am·mo·ni·fied am·mo·ni·fy·ing

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