- containing nitrogen.
Origin of nitrogenous
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They vary considerably in nitrogenous matter, averaging about 25 per cent.No Animal Food
Rupert H. Wheldon
Nitrates may also be formed in the combustion of nitrogenous bodies.Manures and the principles of manuring
Charles Morton Aikman
The kidneys are the most important organs for the removal of nitrogenous waste.
In the kidneys, it loses water and nitrogenous wastes (urea).
Nitrogenised, Containing azote or nitrogen; a common epithet of nitrogenous substances used as food.
- containing nitrogen or a nitrogen compounda nitrogenous fertilizer
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- Relating to or containing nitrogen.
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- Containing nitrogen or a compound of nitrogen.
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