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nitrogenous

[nahy-troj-uh-nuh s]
adjective
  1. containing nitrogen.
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Origin of nitrogenous

First recorded in 1830–40; nitrogen + -ous
Related formshy·per·ni·trog·e·nous, adjectiveun·ni·trog·e·nous, adjective
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nitrogenous

adjective
  1. containing nitrogen or a nitrogen compounda nitrogenous fertilizer
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nitrogenous in Medicine

nitrogenous

(nī-trŏjə-nəs)
adj.
  1. Relating to or containing nitrogen.
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nitrogenous in Science

nitrogenous

[nī-trŏjə-nəs]
  1. Containing nitrogen or a compound of nitrogen.
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