prooxidant

noun
pro·​oxidant | \ (ˈ)prō+ \

Definition of prooxidant

: a substance that accelerates the oxidation of another substance — compare antioxidant

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History and Etymology for prooxidant

pro- entry 2 + oxidant

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“Prooxidant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prooxidant. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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