oxidation-reduction

noun

Definition of oxidation-reduction

: 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, in the meaning defined above

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“Oxidation-reduction.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oxidation-reduction. Accessed 24 Feb. 2020.

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oxidation-reduction

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Medical Definition of oxidation-reduction

: 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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