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

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circa 1863, in the meaning defined above

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azine

noun
\ˈā-ˌzēn, ˈaz-ˌēn \

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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