reducing agent noun
: a substance that reduces a chemical compound usually by donating electrons
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reducing agent noun (Medical Dictionary)
: a substance that reduces; especially : a substance (as hydrogen, sodium, or hydroquinone) that donates electrons or a share in its electrons to another substance—called also reductant; compare oxidizing agent
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