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aza - What does it mean?

Definition of 'aza'



  • (chemistry) Used attributively for a nitrogen atom substituted for a carbon atom within a ring
  • * 2003 , Heinrich Zollinger, Color Chemistry [], ISBN 3906390233, page 73:
  • "However, aza N-atoms (~N=) have to be counted, if they replace methine groups in the chain."

    Derived terms

    * aziridine English palindromes ----

    Similar to 'aza'

    aqua, aka, asea, aga, agha, acha