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noun \ˈā-ˌzēn, ˈa-\

Definition of azine

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



1887

First Known Use of azine

1887


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noun \ˈā-ˌzēn, ˈaz-ˌēn\

Medical Definition of azine

  1. 1:  any of numerous organic compounds with a nitrogenous 6-membered ring

  2. 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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