Definition of nitrogen cycle in English:

nitrogen cycle

Line breaks: ni¦tro|gen cycle

noun

Ecology
The series of processes by which nitrogen and its compounds are interconverted in the environment and in living organisms, including nitrogen fixation and decomposition.
More example sentences
  • This symbiosis, mediated by chemical communication between the plant and the bacteria, is a vital component of the global nitrogen cycle.
  • The nitrogen cycle and carbon cycle are the two most well known examples of these natural cycles.
  • The ecological consequences of failing to recognize novel targets of chemical pollutants and EDCs may be a net loss of biological diversity and a further imbalance of the global nitrogen cycle.

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