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niyama

noun

in yoga, one of the eight limbs of Patanjali's Yoga Sutras, involving principles of self-control and self-care

Word Origin

Sanskrit 'restraint'

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  • nitrogen-fixing bacteria also add to the stores of nitrogen compounds.

    The Enclosures in England Harriett Bradley
  • Such plants as are hosts for the nitrogen-fixing bacteria are planted early in the season.

    A Civic Biology George William Hunter

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