peroxy-

combining form

: containing the divalent group O−O
peroxyacetyl nitrate

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary per- + oxy

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“Peroxy-.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/peroxy-. Accessed 7 Dec. 2022.

Medical Definition

peroxy

adjective
per·​oxy pə-ˈräk-sē How to pronounce peroxy (audio)
: containing the bivalent group O–O
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