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benzoyl peroxide

noun

Definition of benzoyl peroxide

  1. :  a white crystalline compound C14H10O4 used in bleaching and in medicine especially in the treatment of acne



1924

First Known Use of benzoyl peroxide

1924


Medical Dictionary

benzoyl peroxide

noun

Medical Definition of benzoyl peroxide

  1. :  a white crystalline flammable compound C14H10O4 used in bleaching and in medicine especially in the treatment of acne Benzoyl peroxide is marketed the trademark Epiduo when used in combination with adapalene.




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