Medical Dictionary

antioxidant

noun an·ti·ox·i·dant \ˌant-ē-ˈäk-səd-ənt, ˌan-ˌtī-\

Definition of ANTIOXIDANT

:  any of various substances (as beta-carotene, vitamin C, and alpha-tocopherol) that inhibit oxidation or reactions promoted by oxygen and peroxides and that include many held to protect the living body from the deleterious effects of free radicals
antioxidant adjective
April 01, 2015
diapause Hear it
a period of physiological dormancy
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