variants: or az-

Definition of aza-

: containing nitrogen in place of carbon and usually the divalent group NH for the group CH2 or a single trivalent nitrogen atom for the group CH azathioprine

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International Scientific Vocabulary az- + -a-

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“Aza-.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aza-. Accessed 28 Feb. 2021.

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