Definition of Nitrogenous

1. Adjective. Of or relating to or containing nitrogen.

Exact synonyms: Nitrogen-bearing
Partainyms: Nitrogen
Derivative terms: Nitrogen



Definition of Nitrogenous

1. a. Of, pertaining to, or resembling, nitrogen; as, a nitrogenous principle; nitrogenous compounds.

Definition of Nitrogenous

1. Adjective. of, relating to, or containing nitrogen ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Nitrogenous

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Nitrogenous

1. Of, pertaining to, or resembling, nitrogen; as, a nitrogenous principle; nitrogenous compounds. Nitrogenous foods. See Note under Food. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nitrogenous

nitrogenase
nitrogenase complex
nitrogenase reductase
nitrogenases
nitrogenate
nitrogenated
nitrogenates
nitrogenating
nitrogenic
nitrogeniferous
nitrogenise
nitrogenize
nitrogenized
nitrogenless
nitrogenlike
nitrogenous (current term)
nitrogenous base
nitrogenous group transferases
nitrogens
nitroglycerin
nitroglycerin reductase
nitroglycerine
nitroglycerines
nitroglycerins
nitroguanidine
nitroguanidines
nitrohumic
nitrohumic acid
nitrohydrochloric
nitrohydrochloric acid

Literary usage of Nitrogenous

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1. The Chemistry of Plant and Animal Life by Harry Snyder (1903)
"CHAPTER XXIV nitrogenous Organic Compounds of Plants 291. Amount of nitrogenous Matter in Plants.— As a rule, less than 15 per cent. of the dry matter of ..."

2. The Chemistry of Plant and Animal Life by Harry Snyder (1903)
"CHAPTER XXIV nitrogenous Organic Compounds of Plants 291. ... As a rule, less than 15 per cent. of the dry matter of plants is nitrogenous material. ..."

3. The Lancet (1898)
"The blood in the fatal series contains a great excess of nitrogenous ... The increase in nitrogenous extractives, however, is not confined to the ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"Notwithstanding the great effect produced by the nitrogenous manures, two-thirds of the nitrogen supplied was unrecovered in the increase of crops when the ..."

5. A Text Book of Physiology by Michael Foster (1894)
"The amount of nitrogenous metabolism taking place in connective tissue, ... The nitrogenous metabolism of the glands however, more particularly that of the ..."

6. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1887)
"EFFECTS OF IODIDE OF POTASSIUM ON THE ASSIMILATION OF nitrogenous MATERIALS. Contradictory opinions have been expressed as to the action of iodide of ..."

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