Prefix denoting the presence in a molecule of the group ΞC–N=N–CΞ. Cf.:diazo-. [Fr. azote, name for nitrogen proposed by AL Lavoisier (1743–1794)]

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prefix denoting
a nitrogenous compound, such as urea. Example: azothermia (raised temperature due to nitrogenous substances in the blood).

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a prefix indicating the presence of the group NN, as in azobenzene.

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  • Azo — (* vor 1190; † 1220) war ein Jurist und Glossator in Bologna. Er war einer der später berühmt gewordenen Studenten von Johannes Bassianus. Sein bekanntestes Werk ist eine lehrbuchhafte Zusammenfassung und Kommentierung, eine so genannte Summe,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Azo — may refer to a number of topics:* For the chemistry functional group and class of compounds, see Azo compound. * A urinary tract analgesic also known as phenazopyridine. * For the medieval Italian jurist, see Azo of Bologna. * For the Georgian… …   Wikipedia

  • azo- — ⇒AZO , élément préf. Premier élément de compos. entrant dans la formation de qq. termes de chim. I. Vx. Azo correspond à azote : azobenzide. « Corps rouge cristallisé obtenu en distillant un mélange de nitro benzine et de potasse alcoolique »… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Azo — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. {{{image}}}   Sigles d une seule lettre   Sigles de deux lettres > Sigles de trois lettres …   Wikipédia en Français

  • azo — s.n. (chim.) Tip de legătură organică (notată : N=N ). [cf. fr. azo]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 16.11.2004. Sursa: DN  ÁZO s. n. grupare funcţională ( N=N ) în structura moleculară a unor substanţe, legată cu doi radicali hidrocarbonaţi. (< fr …   Dicționar Român

  • -azo — azo, a 1 Sufijo con que se forman nombres de acción violenta o de golpe: ‘arañazo, porrazo, portazo, cañazo’. 2 Forma también aumentativos: ‘perrazo’. A veces, estos aumentativos son despectivos: ‘cazurrazo, cochinazo’. Otras, son despectivos o… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • azo- — statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Grupė. formulė –N=N– atitikmenys: angl. azo rus. азо …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • azo — [az′ō, ā′zō] adj. [< AZOTE] pertaining to or containing the divalent radical N:N [azo dyes] …   English World dictionary

  • Azo- — Az o [See {Azote}.] (Chem.) A combining form of azote; (a) Applied loosely to compounds having nitrogen variously combined, as in cyanides, nitrates, etc. (b) Now especially applied to compounds containing a two atom nitrogen group uniting two… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Azo — (ital. Gesch.), so v.w. Azzo …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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