oxidation–reduction

noun

Definition of oxidation–reduction

  1. :  a chemical reaction in which one or more electrons are transferred from one atom or molecule to another

First Known Use of oxidation–reduction

1899


Medical Dictionary

oxidation–reduction

noun

Medical Definition of oxidation–reduction

  1. :  a chemical reaction in which one or more electrons are transferred from one atom or molecule to another—called also oxidoreduction, redox


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