variant of azo-, especially before a vowel: azine.
English Affixes From A To Z: A One-Stop List Of Suffixes, Prefixes, and Combining FormsIn English, we love to make new words by adding all sorts of bits to the front and back of existing terms. These are called affixes, and they are added to the base or stem of a word. When attached to the end of word, the affix is called a suffix. And to the beginning? A prefix.
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Science definitions for az-
A prefix that means containing an azo group attached at both ends to other groups, as in the compound azobenzene.
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