[ dahy-uh-zeen, -zin, dahy-az-een, -in ]
/ ˈdaɪ əˌzin, -zɪn, daɪˈæz in, -ɪn /

noun Chemistry.

any of three isomeric compounds having the formula C4H4N2, containing a ring of four carbon atoms and two nitrogen atoms.

Origin of diazine

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British Dictionary definitions for diazine


diazin (ˈdaɪəzɪn, daɪˈæzɪn)

/ (ˈdaɪəˌziːn, daɪˈæziːn, -ɪn) /


any organic compound whose molecules contain a hexagonal ring of four carbon atoms and two nitrogen atoms, esp any of three isomers with the formula C 4 N 2 H 4See also pyrimidine
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Medical definitions for diazine

[ dīə-zēn′, dī-ăzĭn ]


A compound containing a benzene ring in which two of the carbon atoms have been replaced by nitrogen atoms.
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