Medical Definition of Diazo-

1. A combining form (also used adjectively), meaning pertaining to, or derived from, a series of compounds containing a radical of two nitrogen atoms, united usually to an aromatic radical; as, diazo-benzene, C6H5.N2.OH. Diazo compounds are in general unstable, but are of great importance in recent organic chemistry. They are obtained by a partial reduction of the salts of certain amido compounds. Diazo reactions, a series of reactions whereby diazo compounds are employed in substitution. These reactions are of great importance in organic chemistry. Origin: Pref. Di- + azo-. (29 Oct 1998)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Diazo-

diazide
diazides
diazido
diazin
diazinane
diazine
diazines
diazinon
diazinons
diazins
diazirene
diaziridine
diazirine
diazirines
diazo
diazo- (current term)
diazo compound
diazo reaction
diazo reagent
diazo stain
diazoacetate
diazoacetates
diazoacetic acid
diazoamino
diazoamino compound
diazoate
diazoates
diazocane
diazocine
diazoes

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