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ammonification

(ə-mŏn′ə-fĭ-kā′shən, ə-mō′nə-)
n.
1. Impregnation with ammonia or an ammonium compound.
2. Production of ammonia or ammonium compounds in the decomposition of organic matter, especially through the action of bacteria.

am·mon′i·fy′ v.
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