benzenediazonium

noun

ben·​zene·​di·​a·​zo·​ni·​um
ˌben-ˌzēn-ˌdī-ə-ˈzō-nē-əm
plural -s
: a univalent cation C6H5N2 + known best in the form of crystalline explosive salts (such as the chloride C6H5N2Cl made by reaction of aniline hydrochloride and nitrous acid)

Word History

Etymology

benzene + diaz- + -onium

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“Benzenediazonium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/benzenediazonium. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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