peroxidation

noun
per·​ox·​i·​da·​tion | \ pə-ˌräk-sə-ˈdā-shən How to pronounce peroxidation (audio) \

Definition of peroxidation

: oxidation to the greatest possible extent resulting especially in formation of a peroxide

Examples of peroxidation in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Made with Bakuchiol as its star ingredient, a natural-active known as being a safe alternative to retinol, Ignae’s decadent serum boosts collagen and protects the skin’s lipid layer from peroxidation with antioxidants. Margaux Lushing, Forbes, 2 May 2022

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First Known Use of peroxidation

1839, in the meaning defined above

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“Peroxidation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/peroxidation. Accessed 5 Oct. 2022.

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peroxidation

noun
per·​ox·​i·​da·​tion | \ -ˈdā-shən How to pronounce peroxidation (audio) \

Medical Definition of peroxidation

: the process of peroxidizing a chemical compound

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