Definition of tetrazole in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈtɛtrəzəʊl/


[mass noun] Chemistry
An acidic crystalline compound whose molecule is a five-membered ring of one carbon and four nitrogen atoms.
  • Chemical formula: CH2N4.
Example sentences
  • We have therefore decided to study the binding between the parent tetrazole and a model benzamidine base.
  • The present invention relates to a method for preparing substituted tetrazoles, compounds obtained according to this method, new reactants and new tetrazole derivatives.
  • Various new tetrazoles were tested for their anti-inflammatory activity against carrageenin-induced paw oedema in albino rats.


Late 19th century: from tetra- 'four' + azo- + -ole.

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