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.
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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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The authors have organized the main body of their text in eight chapters devoted to a collection of basic concepts in inorganic chemistry, alkali and alkaline earth metals, group thirteen elements, group fourteen elements, nitrogen, the heavier pnictogens, and a wide variety of other related subjects.
Burford's research group focuses on the chemistry of the heavier Group 15 elements, phosphorus, arsenic, antimony, and bismuth (collectively known as the pnictogens).