hydrogen peroxide


hydrogen peroxide

noun

: a liquid that is used to make things lighter in color or to kill bacteria

Full Definition of HYDROGEN PEROXIDE

:  an unstable compound H2O2 used especially as an oxidizing and bleaching agent, an antiseptic, and a propellant

First Known Use of HYDROGEN PEROXIDE

1872

hydrogen peroxide

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of HYDROGEN PEROXIDE

: an unstable compound H2O2 used especially as an oxidizing and bleaching agent and as an antiseptic

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