[dahy-uh-zeen, -zin, dahy-az-een, -in]
- 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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diazin (ˈdaɪəzɪn, daɪˈæzɪn)
- 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
- A compound containing a benzene ring in which two of the carbon atoms have been replaced by nitrogen atoms.
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