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peroxy

[puh-rok-see] /pəˈrɒk si/
adjective, Chemistry
1.
containing the peroxy group.
Origin
1955-1960
1955-60; per- + oxy-2

peroxy-

1.
a combining form used in the names of chemical compounds in which the peroxy group is present:
peroxyborate.
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British Dictionary definitions for peroxy

peroxy-

combining form
1.
indicating the presence of the peroxide group, -O–O-: peroxysulphuric acid Also (not in technical usage) per-
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peroxy in Medicine

peroxy per·ox·y (pə-rŏk'sē)
adj.
Containing the bivalent group O2.

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