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 (ăz′ēn′, ā′zēn′)
1. Any of a group of organic compounds resulting from the condensation reaction of hydrazine and two carbonyl groups.
2. A six-membered heterocyclic compound, such as pyridine, that contains one or more atoms of nitrogen with a ring structure resembling that of benzene.


(ˈeɪziːn; -zɪn)
(Elements & Compounds) any organic compound having a six-membered ring containing at least one nitrogen atom. See also diazine, triazine


(ˈæz in, -ɪn, ˈeɪ zin, ˈeɪ zɪn)

any of a group of six-membered heterocyclic compounds containing one or more nitrogen atoms in the ring.
[1885–90; see azo, -ine2]
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