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nitrification

noun [U] uk   us   /ˌnaɪ.trɪ.fɪˈkeɪ.ʃən/ specialized
the process in which bacteria in the soil use oxygen to change compounds of nitrogen in dead plant material into nitrates which plants can then absorb as food
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