a test used to detect whether a woman is pregnant by noting the effect on the ovaries of an immature mouse or rabbit injected with her urine.
combining form denoting the presence of nitrogen, esp a nitrogen atom in place of a -CH group or an -NH group in place of a -CH2 group: azathioprine
azaguanine azaguanine az·a·gua·nine (āz’ə-gwä’nēn’) n. Nitrogen-containing form of guanine believed to block the growth of certain tumors in mice. Also called guanazolo.
any of numerous shrubs belonging to a particular group (Azalea) of the genus Rhododendron, of the heath family, comprising species with handsome flower clusters of various colors, some of which are familiar in cultivation: the group was formerly the botanical genus Azalea but is now a horticultural classification. Contemporary Examples J. Lo introduced the pair, […]
azal (Zech. 14:5) should perhaps be rendered “very near” = “the way of escape shall be made easy.” If a proper name, it may denote some place near the western extremity of the valley here spoken of near Jerusalem. Historical Examples For many years Baha acted in Bagdad (1852-67) as factotum for azal, and acknowledged […]