sulfofication

noun
sul·fo·fi·ca·tion | \ˌsəlfəfə̇ˈkāshən\
plural -s

Definition of sulfofication 

: a process of oxidation by which sulfur and sulfur compounds (such as sulfides) are converted into sulfates especially in soils by the agency of bacteria

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History and Etymology for sulfofication

sulf- + -fication

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