nitrogenous

[ nahy-troj-uh-nuh s ]
/ naɪˈtrɒdʒ ə nəs /
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adjective

containing nitrogen.

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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British Dictionary definitions for nitrogenous

nitrogenous

/ (naɪˈtrɒdʒɪnəs) /

adjective

containing nitrogen or a nitrogen compounda nitrogenous fertilizer
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Medicine definitions for nitrogenous

nitrogenous

[ nī-trŏjə-nəs ]

adj.

Relating to or containing nitrogen.
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Science definitions for nitrogenous

nitrogenous

[ nī-trŏjə-nəs ]

Containing nitrogen or a compound of nitrogen.
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