nitric bacteria


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nitric bacteria

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(Microbiology) bacteria that convert nitrites to nitrates in the soil. See also nitrobacteria
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Noun1.nitric bacteria - soil bacteria that convert nitrites to nitrates
eubacteria, eubacterium, true bacteria - a large group of bacteria having rigid cell walls; motile types have flagella
genus Nitrobacter, Nitrobacter - rod-shaped soil bacteria