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ni·tro·ge·nase

n :  an iron-and molybdenum-containing enzyme of various nitrogen-fixing microorganisms (as some bacteria and blue-green algae) that catalyzes the reduction of molecular nitrogen to ammonia .
 
    
 
Similar sounding terms:  ni·trog·e·nous 

 
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