nitro- definition

  • prefix:
    • Nitrate; niter: nitrobacterium.
    • Nitrogen: nitrile.
    • Containing the univalent group NO2: nitromethane.
    • nitrate, nitrogen
    • containing the nitro practical group
    • A combining kind or an adjective denoting the clear presence of niter.
    • A combining kind (used additionally adjectively) designating certain substances of nitrogen or of their acids; additionally, designating the team or radical NO2, or its compounds, as nitrobenzene (C6H5.NO2).

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