nitrogen cycle

noun

Definition of nitrogen cycle

: a continuous series of natural processes by which nitrogen passes successively from air to soil to organisms and back to air or soil involving principally nitrogen fixation, nitrification, decay, and denitrification

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1906

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nitrogen cycle

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Definition of nitrogen cycle for Students

: a continuous series of natural processes by which nitrogen passes from air to soil to living things and back into the air

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nitrogen cycle

noun

medical Definition of nitrogen cycle

: a continuous series of natural processes by which nitrogen passes through successive stations in air, soil, and organisms and which principally involves nitrogen fixation, nitrification, decay, and denitrification

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