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diazo-

Pronunciation: di-az'o

Definition: Prefix denoting a compound containing the R—N=N—X or R=N2 grouping, where X is not carbon (except for CN). An example is diazomethane, CH2N2.

[G. di-, two, + Fr. azote, nitrogen]

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