ammonification

[ uh-mon-uh-fi-key-shuhn, uh-moh-nuh- ]

noun
  1. the act of impregnating with ammonia, as in the manufacture of fertilizer.

  2. the state of being so impregnated.

  1. the formation ofammonia or its compounds by decomposition of organic matter.

Origin of ammonification

1
First recorded in 1885–90; ammoni(a) + -fication

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