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Vocabulary Term Details

Nitrogen

Definition (http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nitrogen)

Nitrogen is a colorless tasteless odorless element that as a diatomic gas is relatively inert and constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere and that is a constituent of organic compounds found in all living tissues. (Merriam-Webster)

Preferred Units: N/A

Scope Note:
N/A

Broader TermsNarrower TermsRelated Terms
Nonmetals
Ammonium-nitrogen
Dissolved nitrogen
Liquid nitrogen
Nitrite-nitrogen
Nitrogen offtake
Particulate nitrogen
Readily available-nitrogen
Uric acid-nitrogen
Ammonium fixation
Denitrification
Digestible nitrogen
Kjeldahl method
Nitrification
Nitrogen content
Nitrogen fixation
Nitrogen oxides

This term is used for the following terms: 
N (element)

Approved Date
19-Oct-2012

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