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autooxidation

[aw-toh-ok-si-dey-shuh n] /ˈɔ toʊˌɒk sɪˈdeɪ ʃən/
noun, Chemistry
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Examples for autooxidation
  • When exposed to air it undergoes autooxidation with formation of peroxides.
autooxidation in Medicine

autooxidation au·to·ox·i·da·tion (ô'tō-ŏk'sĭ-dā'shən)
n.
The combination of a substance with molecular oxygen at ordinary temperatures. Also called autoxidation.

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