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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“Sulfofication.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sulfofication. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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