azo-group

azo group

noun Chemistry.
the bivalent group −N=N− united to two aromatic groups, as in azobenzene.
Also called azo radical.


Origin:
1890–95

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azo group

noun
the bivalent group -N=N- united to two hydrocarbon groups 
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