endoperoxide

noun
en·​do·​per·​ox·​ide | \ ˌen-dō-pə-ˈräk-ˌsīd How to pronounce endoperoxide (audio) \

Definition of endoperoxide

: any of various biosynthetic intermediates in the formation of prostaglandins

First Known Use of endoperoxide

1962, in the meaning defined above

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“Endoperoxide.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/endoperoxide. Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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endoperoxide

noun
en·​do·​per·​ox·​ide | \ -pə-ˈräk-ˌsīd How to pronounce endoperoxide (audio) \

Medical Definition of endoperoxide

: any of various biosynthetic intermediates in the formation of prostaglandins

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