peroxy Unabridged


a combining form used in the names of chemical compounds in which the peroxy group is present: peroxyborate. Unabridged
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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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peroxy per·ox·y (pə-rŏk'sē)
Containing the bivalent group O2.

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