azide

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az·ide

(az'īd),
A compound that contains the monovalent -N3 group.

azide

A compound which contains a monovalent N3- group which, despite their toxicity and explosive nature, when combined with other ions, are ubiquitous in modern life.

Examples
Sodium azide (car air bags), zidovudine.

azide

inhibitor of cytochrome c oxidase (or complex IV) of the respiratory electron-transfer chain.