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nitrogen cycle

Saltos de línea: ni¦tro|gen cycle

Definición de nitrogen cycle en inglés:

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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.
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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