nitrobacterium definition

  • noun:
    • some of numerous earth micro-organisms that take part in the nitrogen period, oxidizing ammonium compounds into nitrites or nitrites into nitrates.
    • Any if the several types of micro-organisms inside soil that be a part of the nitrogen period, oxidizing ammonium, and natural nitrogen substances into the more soluble nitrite and nitrate.
    • any of the micro-organisms within the soil that take part in the nitrogen pattern; they oxidize ammonium compounds into nitrites or oxidize nitrites into nitrates

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