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azine

noun \ˈā-ˌzēn, ˈa-\

Definition of AZINE

:  a compound of the general formula RCH=NN=CHR or R2C=NN=CR2 formed by the action of hydrazine on aldehydes or ketones

First Known Use of AZINE

1887

azine

noun \ˈā-ˌzēn, ˈaz-ˌēn\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of AZINE

1
:  any of numerous organic compounds with a nitrogenous 6-membered ring
2
:  a compound of the general formula RCH=NN=CHR or R2C=NN=CR2 formed by the action of hydrazine on aldehydes or ketones

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