Definition of Oxidant

1. Noun. A substance that oxidizes another substance.

Exact synonyms: Oxidiser, Oxidizer, Oxidizing Agent
Generic synonyms: Chemical Agent
Specialized synonyms: Hydrogen Peroxide, Peroxide
Derivative terms: Oxidise, Oxidize, Oxidise, Oxidize



Definition of Oxidant

1. Noun. an oxidizing agent ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Oxidant

1. an oxidizing agent [n -S]

Medical Definition of Oxidant

1. A molecule or atom that accepts electrons in an oxidation-reduction reaction. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oxidant

oxhide
oxhides
oxi-
oxibendazole
oxic
oxicam
oxicams
oxiconazole
oxid
oxidabilities
oxidability
oxidable
oxidane
oxidanium
oxidaniumyl
oxidant (current term)
oxidants
oxidase
oxidase reaction
oxidase test
oxidases
oxidasic
oxidasis
oxidate
oxidated
oxidates
oxidating
oxidation
oxidation-fermentation test
oxidation-reduction

Literary usage of Oxidant

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1. Oxygen/Nitrogen Radicals and Cellular Injury edited by Kenneth B. Adler, Robert D. Devlin, Val Vallyathan (2000)
"oxidant Effects on Epithelial Na,K-ATPase Gene Expression and Promoter ... Many organs are exposed to oxidant stress, particularly the lung and the kidney. ..."

2. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1900)
"It may be of interest to know that the copper oxide may be replaced by the electric spark as an oxidant to insure the complete change ..."

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