Azo- - definition of azo- by The Free Dictionary
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azo- or az-
Containing a nitrogen group, especially one attached at both ends in a covalent bond to other groups: azole.
[From French azote
: Greek a-
; see a-1
+ Greek zōē
, life (from the fact that nitrogen does not support respiration)
; see gwei-
in Indo-European roots
azo- or before a vowel
indicating the presence of an azo group: azobenzene.
[from French azote nitrogen, from Greek azōos lifeless, from a-1 + zōē life]
az•o (ˈæz oʊ, ˈeɪ zoʊ)
pertaining to or containing the bivalent group −N=N− united to two aromatic groups.
a combining form used in the names of chemical compounds containing nitrogen or the azo group.
[comb. form representing azote
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But at wavelengths of 350 nm and 600 nm, the photoresponse of ITO/Ag/AZO is much better than that of the AZO-
and Ag/ AZO-layered devices.
TNT degradation products include nitroaromatics, such as hydroxylamines, azoxy-, azo-
, and aminotoluenes.
Kurtoglu, New Tridentate Azo-
Azomethines and their Copper(II) Complexes: Synthesis, Solvent Effect on Tautomerism, Electrochemical and Biological Studies, J.