benzoyl peroxide

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benzoyl peroxide

noun

Definition of BENZOYL PEROXIDE

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

First Known Use of BENZOYL PEROXIDE

1924

benzoyl peroxide

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of BENZOYL PEROXIDE

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

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