Babylon 10
The world's best online dictionary

Download it's free

Definition of Organic nitrogen

Organic nitrogen Definition from Society & Culture Dictionaries & Glossaries
Environmental Engineering (English ver.)
Nitrogen that is bound to carbon-containing compounds. This form of nitrogen must be subjected to mineralization or decomposition before it can be used by the plant communities in aquatic and terrestrial environments. This is in contrast with inorganic nitrogen, which is in the mineral state and more readily utilized by plant communities.
Organic nitrogen Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
Nitrogen is a chemical element with symbol N and atomic number 7. It is the lightest pnictogen and at room temperature, it is a transparent, odorless diatomic gas. Nitrogen is a common element in the universe, estimated at about seventh in total abundance in the Milky Way and the Solar System. On Earth, the element forms about 78% of Earth's atmosphere and as such is the most abundant uncombined element. The element nitrogen was discovered as a separable component of air, by Scottish physician Daniel Rutherford, in 1772.

See more at
© This article uses material from Wikipedia® and is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License and under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License