endoperoxide

noun

en·​do·​per·​ox·​ide ˌen-dō-pə-ˈräk-ˌsīd How to pronounce endoperoxide (audio)
: any of various biosynthetic intermediates in the formation of prostaglandins

Word History

First Known Use

1962, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of endoperoxide was in 1962

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“Endoperoxide.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/endoperoxide. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition

endoperoxide

noun
en·​do·​per·​ox·​ide -pə-ˈräk-ˌsīd How to pronounce endoperoxide (audio)
: any of various biosynthetic intermediates in the formation of prostaglandins
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