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- a combining form of the nitroso group: nitrosobenzene.
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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