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peroxidate

[puh-rok-si-deyt] /pəˈrɒk sɪˌdeɪt/
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), peroxidated, peroxidating. Chemistry
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; per- + oxidate
Related forms
peroxidation, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for peroxidation

peroxidation

/pəˌrɒksɪˈdeɪʃən/
noun
1.
a type of reaction in which oxygen atoms are formed leading to the production of peroxides. It is stimulated in the body by certain toxins and infections
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