[ dahy-az-oh-al-keyn, -ey-zoh- ]
/ daɪˌæz oʊˈæl keɪn, -ˌeɪ zoʊ- /
any diazo compound having the general formula R2CN2, where R is hydrogen or any saturated organic group, as diazomethane, CH2N2.
- diazo group,
- diazo process,
- diazoamino group,
Origin of diazoalkane
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