Definition of nitroreduction in English:

nitroreduction

noun

Biochemistry
  • The reduction of a nitro group in an organic molecule, specifically as catalysed by a nitroreductase.

Origin

1940s; earliest use found in Archives of Biochemistry. From nitro- + reduction.

Pronunciation

nitroreduction

/ˌnʌɪtrəʊrɪˈdʌkʃn/