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[nahy-troh-soh] /naɪˈtroʊ soʊ/

adjective, Chemistry.
(especially of organic compounds) containing the nitroso group; nitrosyl.
a combining form of the nitroso group:
(modifier) of, consisting of, or containing the monovalent group O:N-: a nitroso compound

nitroso- pref.
Nitrosyl: nitrosobenzene.


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  • Nitroso-group

    noun, Chemistry. 1. the univalent group O=N–.

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