a combining form of the nitroso group: nitrosobenzene.
Also, especially before a vowel, nitros-.

combining form of Latin nitrōsus full of natron, equivalent to nitr(um) native soda, natron (< Greek nítron soda) + -ōsus -ose1; see -o- Unabridged
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nitroso- pref.
Nitrosyl: nitrosobenzene.

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