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denitrification

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noun de·ni·tri·fi·ca·tion \(ˌ)dē-ˌnī-trə-fə-ˈkā-shən\

Medical Definition of denitrification

  1. :  the loss or removal of nitrogen or nitrogen compounds; specifically :  reduction of nitrates or nitrites commonly by bacteria (as in soil) that usually results in the escape of nitrogen into the air

denitrify \(ˈ)dē-ˈnī-trə-ˌfī\play transitive verb denitrified; denitrifying



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