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  Definition of nitrification
  1. the oxidation of ammonium compounds in dead organic material into nitrates and nitrites by soil bacteria (making nitrogen available to plants)
  2. the chemical process in which a nitro group is added to an organic compound (or substituted for another group in an organic compound)
Derivational Morphology: nitrify, nitrogenize, nitrogenise

 

Anagrams: fortification, fractionation, confrontation

 

 
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