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peroxy- or (esp for inorganic compounds) peroxo-
combining form
Also (not in technical usage): per- indicating the presence of the peroxide group, -O--O-: peroxysulphuric acid
peroxo- or (esp for inorganic compounds) peroxo-
combining form

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