diazo

adjective
di·​azo | \ dī-ˈa-(ˌ)zō How to pronounce diazo (audio) , -ˈā- How to pronounce diazo (audio) \

Definition of diazo

1a : relating to or containing the group N2 composed of two nitrogen atoms united to a single carbon atom of an organic radical often used in combination
b : relating to or containing diazonium often used in combination
2 : of or relating to a photograph or photocopy whose production involves the use of a coating of a diazo compound that is decomposed by exposure to light

First Known Use of diazo

1878, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

History and Etymology for diazo

International Scientific Vocabulary diaz-, diazo-, from di- + az-

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“Diazo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/diazo. Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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diazo

adjective
di·​azo | \ dī-ˈaz-(ˌ)ō How to pronounce diazo (audio) \

Medical Definition of diazo

1 : relating to or containing the group N2 composed of two nitrogen atoms united to a single carbon atom of an organic radical
2 : relating to or containing diazonium

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