Nitrogenous Ni*trog"e*nous, a. (Chem.) Of, pertaining to, or resembling, nitrogen; as, a nitrogenous principle; nitrogenous compounds. [1913 Webster]

{Nitrogenous foods}. See 2d Note under {Food}, n., 1. [1913 Webster]

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  • nitrogenous — [nī träj′ə nəs] adj. of or containing nitrogen or nitrogen compounds …   English World dictionary

  • nitrogenous — Relating to or containing nitrogen. * * * ni·trog·e·nous nī träj ə nəs adj of, relating to, or containing nitrogen in combined form (as in nitrates or proteins) <nitrogenous wastes in urine> * * * ni·trog·e·nous (ni trojґə nəs)… …   Medical dictionary

  • nitrogenous — nitrogen ► NOUN ▪ a colourless, odourless, relatively unreactive gaseous chemical element, forming about 78 per cent of the earth s atmosphere. DERIVATIVES nitrogenous adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • nitrogenous — adjective see nitrogen …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • nitrogenous — adj. [Gr. nitron, native soda; gennaein, to produce] Pertaining to, or containing nitrogen …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • nitrogenous — /nuy troj euh neuhs/, adj. containing nitrogen. [1830 40; NITROGEN + OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • nitrogenous — adjective of, relating to, or containing nitrogen Syn: nitrogenic …   Wiktionary

  • nitrogenous — ni·trog·e·nous || naɪ trÉ‘dʒɪnÉ™s / trÉ’ adj. of or containing or related to nitrogen …   English contemporary dictionary

  • nitrogenous — ni·trog·e·nous …   English syllables

  • nitrogenous — See: nitrogen …   English dictionary

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