Definition of azo- in English:

azo-

prefix

Chemistry
  • Containing two adjacent nitrogen atoms between carbon atoms.

    • ‘azobenzene’

Pronunciation

azo-

/ˈāˌzō/ /ˈeɪˌzoʊ/

Origin

From obsolete azote ‘nitrogen’, from French, from Greek a- ‘without’ + zōē ‘life’.