nitrobacteria definition

  • noun:
    • Plural as a type of nitrobacterium.
    • Soil bacteria that convert nitrites to nitrates.
    • earth micro-organisms that convert nitrites to nitrates
  • others:
    • earth micro-organisms which oxidize nitrous acid to nitric acid. See nodule- germs, with slice.

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