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Definition: Reduction of molecular nitrogen to ammonia by some bacteria and cyanobacteria, often followed by nitrification, the oxidation of ammonia to nitrites and nitrates by other bacteria.
Source: Hickman, C.P., et al. 2011. Integrated Principles of Zoology. Fifteenth Edition. McGraw-Hill Higher Education.