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nitroso-

  1. a combining form of the nitroso group: nitrosobenzene.
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Also especially before a vowel, nitros-.

Origin of nitroso-

combining form of Latin nitrōsus full of natron, equivalent to nitr(um) native soda, natron (< Greek nítron soda) + -ōsus -ose1; see -o-
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nitroso-

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  1. Nitrosyl:nitrosobenzene.
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