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az•o•ben•zene



Pronunciation: (az"ō-ben'zēn, -ben-zēn', ā"zō-), [key]
n. Chem.
an orange-red, crystalline, water-insoluble powder, C12H10N2, obtained from nitrobenzene by reduction: used chiefly in the manufacture of dyes and as an insecticide. Also called benzeneazobenzene.

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