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nitrogenous (naɪˈtrɒdʒɪnəs Pronunciation for nitrogenous



  1. containing nitrogen or a nitrogen compound   ⇒ a nitrogenous fertilizer

Example Sentences Including 'nitrogenous'

An application of dried or pelleted chicken manure a little at a time will rapidly release nitrogenous plant foods.
Sun, News of the World (2001)
Finally, apply a nitrogenous fertiliser such as Supergreen to the whole lawn.
Courier, Sunday Mail (2005)
Similarly, the skewed fertiliser subsidy structure has resulted in the over-use of nitrogenous fertilisers which harms the soil.
Business Today (2000)
{ urea } The main nitrogenous excretory product of mammals.
McCahill, T. A. Biology Basic Facts


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