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peroxidation

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noun per·ox·i·da·tion \pə-ˌräk-sə-ˈdā-shən\

Definition of peroxidation

  1. :  oxidation to the greatest possible extent resulting especially in formation of a peroxide



1839

First Known Use of peroxidation

1839


Medical Dictionary

peroxidation

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noun per·ox·i·da·tion \-ˈdā-shən\

Medical Definition of peroxidation

  1. :  the process of peroxidizing a chemical compound




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