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ox-

Chemistry
1.
a combining form meaning “containing oxygen”:
oxazine.
Origin
short for oxygen
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British Dictionary definitions for ox-

oxa-

combining form
1.
indicating that a chemical compound contains oxygen, used esp to denote that a heterocyclic compound is derived from a specified compound by replacement of a carbon atom with an oxygen atom oxazine

oxo-

combining form
1.
indicating that a chemical compound contains oxygen linked to another atom by a double bond, used esp to denote that a compound is derived from a specified compound by replacement of a methylene group with a carbonyl group oxobutanoic acid
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ox- in Medicine

ox- 1
pref.
Variant of oxo-.

ox- 2
pref.
Variant of oxy-.

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