denitrifying

denitrifying
v. remove nitrogen

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • denitrifying bacteria — n pl various bacteria (as Thiobacillus denitrificans and Paracoccus denitrificans) that bring about denitrification used esp. of forms that reduce nitrates to nitrites or nitrites to nitrogen gas (as many common putrefactive organisms of manure… …   Medical dictionary

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  • denitrifying bacteria — Soil microorganisms whose action results in the conversion of nitrates in soil to free atmospheric nitrogen, thus exhausting soil fertility and reducing agricultural productivity. Without denitrification, earth s nitrogen supply would eventually… …   Universalium

  • denitrifying bacterium — a bacterium that is able to reduce nitrates to nitrites, ammonia, or nitrogen gas …   Medical dictionary

  • denitrifying bacteria — noun plural : various bacteria that bring about denitrification used especially of forms that reduce nitrates to nitrites or nitrites to nitrogen gas (as many common putrefactive organisms of manure and soil); see achromobacter …   Useful english dictionary

  • Denitrification — Nitrogen cycle. Denitrification is a microbially facilitated process of nitrate reduction that may ultimately produce molecular nitrogen (N2) through a series of intermediate gaseous nitrogen oxide products. This respiratory process reduces… …   Wikipedia

  • Paracoccus denitrificans — Scientific classification Superdomain: Phylogenetica Kingdom: Bacteria Phylum …   Wikipedia

  • bacteria — bacterial, adj. bacterially, adv. /bak tear ee euh/, n.pl., sing. bacterium / tear ee euhm/. ubiquitous one celled organisms, spherical, spiral, or rod shaped and appearing singly or in chains, comprising the Schizomycota, a phylum of the kingdom …   Universalium

  • Simultaneous nitrification-denitrification — (SNdN) is a wastewater treatment process. Microbial simultaneous nitrification denitrification is the conversion of the ammonium ion to nitrogen gas in a single bioreactor. The process is dependent on floc characteristics, reaction kinetics, mass …   Wikipedia

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