diazoic acid

noun

di·​a·​zo·​ic acid
¦dīə¦zōik-
: any of a class of acids containing a diazo group united with hydroxyl
especially : an aromatic acid of the general formula ArN=NOH (as benzene-diazoic acid C6H5N=NOH) obtained in the form of salts by treating a diazonium chloride with alkali

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary diaz- + -ic

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“Diazoic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/diazoic%20acid. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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