Definition of nitrogenous in English:


Line breaks: ni¦tro|gen¦ous
Pronunciation: /nʌɪˈtrɒdʒɪnəs


Containing nitrogen in chemical combination: nitrogenous fertilizers nitrogenous compounds
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  • Pulses are also necessary for sustainable agriculture, since they are nitrogen-fixing crops and provide an ecological alternative to chemical nitrogenous fertilizers.
  • When the body ‘burns' food the end products are mainly water and carbon dioxide, together with some nitrogenous chemicals such as urea.
  • This is the most important nitrogenous fertilizer.

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