aza-

combining form
variants: or

az-

Definition of aza-

  1. :  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

Origin and Etymology of aza-

International Scientific Vocabulary az- + -a-


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