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azo-

(ā'zo, az'ō),
Prefix denoting the presence in a molecule of the group ΞC-N=N-CΞ. Compare: diazo-.
[Fr. azote, name for nitrogen proposed by Antoine Laurent Lavoisier]

azo-, az-

prefix meaning 'containing nitrogen': azotemia, azine.

azo-

Prefix denoting the presence in a molecule of the group ≡C-N=N-C≡.
Compare: diazo-
[Fr. azote, name for nitrogen proposed by Antoine Laurent Lavoisier]

azo-

, az- [Gr. azotos, lifeless]
Prefix indicating the presence of -N:N- group in a chemical structure. This group is usually connected at both ends to carbon atoms.
See: azo compounds