nitrogen group

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ni·tro·gen group

(nī'trō-jen grūp),
Five trivalent or quinquivalent elements the hydrogen compounds of which are basic and the oxyacids of which vary from monobasic to tetrabasic: nitrogen, phosphorus, arsenic, antimony, and bismuth.

ni·tro·gen group

(nī'trŏ-jĕn grūp)
Five trivalent or quinquivalent elements whose hydrogen compounds that are basic and with oxyacids that vary from monobasic to tetrabasic: nitrogen, phosphorus, arsenic, antimony, and bismuth.
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