ammonification

ammonification
noun Date: 1886 1. the act or process of ammoniating 2. decomposition with production of ammonia or ammonium compounds especially by the action of bacteria on nitrogenous organic matter • ammonify verb

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • AMMONIFICATION — Les matières organiques résiduelles, animales et végétales – excreta , débris, déchets, cadavres – subissent dans la nature, sous l’action des micro organismes des sols et des eaux, des transformations plus ou moins poussées. Celles ci peuvent… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • ammonification — ☆ ammonification [ə män΄i fi kā′shən, əmōn΄i fi kā′shən ] n. 1. infusion with ammonia or ammonium compounds 2. the production of ammonia by bacterial action in the decay of nitrogenous organic matter …   English World dictionary

  • ammonification — amonifikacija statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Mikrobiologinis azoto junginių virtimas amonio jonais. atitikmenys: angl. ammonification rus. аммонификация …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • ammonification — amonifikacija statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Mikroorganizmų sukeliamas NH₃ biocheminis išsiskyrimas iš azotingų organinių medžiagų. atitikmenys: angl. ammonification rus. аммонификация …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • ammonification — amonifikacija statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Mikroorganizmų (Bacillus, Clostridium, Proteus, Pseudomonas) sukeliamas azotinių organinių junginių (baltymų, aminorūgščių) skilimas ir amoniako išsiskyrimas į aplinką.… …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • ammonification — /euh mon euh fi kay sheuhn, euh moh neuh /, n. 1. the act of impregnating with ammonia, as in the manufacture of fertilizer. 2. the state of being so impregnated. 3. the formation of ammonia or its compounds by decomposition of organic matter.… …   Universalium

  • ammonification — noun a) The formation of ammonia or its compounds from nitrogenous compounds, especially as a result of bacterial decomposition. b) The treatment or impregnation of something with ammonia …   Wiktionary

  • ammonification — am·mo·ni·fi·ca·tion ə .män ə fə kā shən, .mō nə n 1) the act or process of ammoniating 2) decomposition with production of ammonia or ammonium compounds esp. by the action of bacteria on nitrogenous organic matter am·mo·ni·fy .fī vb, fied; fy·ing …   Medical dictionary

  • ammonification — n. infusing of ammonia, adding of ammonia to a compound …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ammonification — am·mo·ni·fi·ca·tion …   English syllables

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