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Definition 1: the oxidation of ammonium compounds in dead organic material into nitrates and nitrites by soil bacteria (making nitrogen available to plants) - [noun denoting process]

(nitrification is a kind of ...) the process of oxidizing; the addition of oxygen to a compound with a loss of electrons; always occurs accompanied by reduction

(nitrification belongs to category ...) (botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion

Definition 2: the chemical process in which a nitro group is added to an organic compound (or substituted for another group in an organic compound) - [noun denoting process]

(nitrification is a kind of ...) (chemistry) any process determined by the atomic and molecular composition and structure of the substances involved

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