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nitrate bacterium


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of several nitrobacteria that convert nitrites to nitrates by oxidation. Also called nitric bacterium.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. any of the nitrobacteria that oxidize nitrites into nitrates


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