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 (ăz′ō, ā′zō)
Containing a nitrogen group, especially one nitrogen atom doubly bonded to another nitrogen atom. Many common dyes contain one or a few of these groups.

[From azo-.]


(ˈeɪzəʊ; ˈæ-)
(Elements & Compounds) of, consisting of, or containing the divalent group -N:N-: an azo group or radical. See also diazo
[independent use of azo-]


(ˈæz oʊ, ˈeɪ zoʊ)

pertaining to or containing the bivalent group −N=N− united to two aromatic groups.
[1875–80; < azo-]


a combining form used in the names of chemical compounds containing nitrogen or the azo group.
[comb. form representing azote]
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Adj.1.azo - relating to or containing the azo radical
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