What does Ammoniacal fermentation mean?

Ammoniacal fermentation meaning in General Dictionary

Any fermentation procedure where ammonia is created as that by which urea is converted into ammonium carbonate when urine is exposed to air

Sentence Examples with the word Ammoniacal fermentation

In 1862 Pasteur placed it beyond reasonable doubt that the ammoniacal fermentation of urea is due to the action of a minute Schizomycete; in 1864 this was confirmed by van Tieghem, and in 1874 by Cohn, who named the organism Micrococcus ureae.

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