[ nahy-troh-bak-teer-ee-uh ]
/ ˌnaɪ troʊ bækˈtɪər i ə /
plural noun, singular ni·tro·bac·te·ri·um [nahy-troh-bak-teer-ee-uh m] /ˌnaɪ troʊ bækˈtɪər i əm/.
certain bacteria in the soil involved in nitrifying processes.
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Words nearby nitrobacteria
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British Dictionary definitions for nitrobacteria
/ (ˌnaɪtrəʊbækˈtɪərɪə) /
pl n singular -terium (-ˈtɪərɪəm)
soil bacteria of the order Pseudomonadales that are involved in nitrification, including species of Nitrosomonas and Nitrobacter
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