azine

[az-een, -in, ey-zeen, ey-zin]
noun Chemistry.
any of a group of six-membered heterocyclic compounds containing one or more nitrogen atoms in the ring, the number of nitrogen atoms present being indicated by a prefix, as in diazine or triazine.

Origin:
1885–90; az- + -ine2

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

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azine   (āz'ēn', ā'zēn')  Pronunciation Key 
Any of various organic compounds, such as pyridine or pyrimidine, that have a ring structure like that of benzene but with one or more carbon atoms replaced by a nitrogen atom. Azines are heterocyclic compounds.
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