peroxidation


per·ox·i·da·tion

noun \pə-ˌräk-sə-ˈdā-shən\

Definition of PEROXIDATION

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

First Known Use of PEROXIDATION

1839

per·ox·i·da·tion

noun \-ˈdā-shən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PEROXIDATION

: the process of peroxidizing a chemical compound

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