nodulate

nodulate
\\-jəˌlāt\ verb (-ed/-ing/-s)
Etymology: probably back-formation from nodulated, adjective
2. : to cause the formation of nodules on or in

some rhizobia are capable of nodulating several different legumes

: to form or multiply in nodules — used of symbiotic nitrogen-fixing bacteria

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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