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German to English translations [PRO] Medical - Biology (-tech,-chem,micro-) / Environmental protection
German term or phrase:Biozoenose
(Almost translated text, from paper dealing with waste water treatment)
The biozönose autochthones are primarily affected by the physical-chemical composition of the water. for example They include, for example, nitrifying bacteria, which in the Elbe tide in the summer months oxidize ammonium to nitrate when oxygen is abundant, or denitrifying bacteria, which reduce nitrate to elementary nitrogen when oxygen is scarce
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Main Entry: bi·o·ce·no·sis Pronunciation Guide
Variant(s): or bi·o·coe·no·sis \secondarystressbimacrosdotted schwaprimarystressnomacrsdotted schwas\; or bi·o·ce·nose also bi·o·coe·nose \-primarystresssemacronsecondarystressnomacrs\
Inflected Form(s): plural bio·ceno·ses or biocoeno·ses \-sdotted schwaprimarystressnomacrsecondarystresssemacronz, -primarystresssemacronsecondarystressnomacrsdotted schwaz\
Etymology: New Latin biocenosis, biocoenosis, from 2bi- + Greek koinomacrsis sharing (from koinoun to make common, from koinos common) -- more at COEN-
: an assemblage of diverse organisms inhabiting a common biotope : a biotic community
- bi·o·ce·not·ic or bi·o·coe·not·ic \|doublehyphendoublehyphensdotted schwa|näd.ik\ adjective