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nitr-

1.
variant of nitro- before a vowel:
nitramine.
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nitro-

combining form
1.
indicating that a chemical compound contains a nitro group, -NO2: nitrobenzene
2.
indicating that a chemical compound is a nitrate ester: nitrocellulose
Word Origin
from Greek nitronnatron
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