aza-

before a vowel az-

combining form

denoting the presence of nitrogen, esp a nitrogen atom in place of a -CH group or an -NH group in place of a -CH 2 groupazathioprine

Nearby words

  1. ayutthaya,
  2. az,
  3. az-,
  4. az-zarqa,
  5. az.,
  6. azaguanine,
  7. azalea,
  8. azan,
  9. azande,
  10. azania

Word Origin for aza-

C20: from az (o) - + -a-

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