nitrification

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noun ni·tri·fi·ca·tion \ˌnī-trə-fə-ˈkā-shən\

Definition of nitrification

  1. :  the oxidation (as by bacteria) of ammonium salts to nitrites and the further oxidation of nitrites to nitrates

1827

First Known Use of nitrification

1827


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nitrification

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noun ni·tri·fi·ca·tion \ˌnī-trə-fə-ˈkā-shən\

Medical Definition of nitrification

  1. :  the oxidation (as by bacteria) of ammonium salts to nitrites and the further oxidation of nitrites to nitrates


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