Definition of Nitric bacterium
1. Noun. Any of the nitrobacteria that oxidize nitrites into nitrates.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Nitric Bacterium
Literary usage of Nitric bacterium
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Biochemical Catalysts in Life and Industry: Proteolytic Enzymes by Jean Effront (1917)
"... of the bacterium to increasing quantities of sulphate and of nitrate, the nitric bacterium of the ..."
2. Transactions by Thomas Southwell, Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society (1899)
"Two forms of Bacteria are concerned in this operation, the first known as the nitrous bacterium, the second as the nitric bacterium. It may be that, ..."
3. The Chemical Trade Journal and Oil, Paint and Colour Review (1895)
"... Wagner has found that there exists in all fresh stable and like manure (and apparently more especially in the solid portions) an anti-nitric bacterium, ..."
4. Natural & Artificial Sewage Treatmentby Alfred Stowell Jones, Herman Alfred Roechling by Alfred Stowell Jones, Herman Alfred Roechling (1902)
"Based upon two papers, Sewage treatment; science with practice, by Colonel A. S. Jones, read at the International engineering congress at Glasgow, 1901, and The..."