Definition of peroxy-

: containing the divalent group O−O peroxyacetyl nitrate

History and Etymology for peroxy-

International Scientific Vocabulary per- + oxy

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“Peroxy-.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/peroxy-. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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peroxy

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per·​oxy | \ pə-ˈräk-sē How to pronounce peroxy (audio) \

Medical Definition of peroxy

: containing the bivalent group O–O

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