Definition of Peroxy

1. Noun. (chemistry in combination) The divalent radical -O-O- derived from a peroxide ¹



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Definition of Peroxy

1. containing the bivalent group O2 [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Peroxy

peroxidisulphate
peroxidizable
peroxidize
peroxidized
peroxidizes
peroxidizing
peroxids
peroxiredoxin
peroxiredoxins
peroxisomal
peroxisomal disorders
peroxisome
peroxisomes
peroxomonosulfate
peroxomonosulfates
peroxy (current term)
peroxy-
peroxy-Y-base
peroxy acid
peroxyacetic
peroxyacetic acid
peroxyacetone
peroxyacetyl
peroxyacetyl nitrate
peroxyacetylnitrate
peroxydation
peroxyformic acid
peroxygenase
peroxyl
peroxynitrite

Literary usage of Peroxy

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1. Code of Federal Regulations: Parts 170 to 199 Revised as of April 1, 2005 by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Staff (2005)
"... concentrations of peroxy acids and hydrogen peroxide in the additive are determined by a method entitled "Hydrogen Peroxide and Peracid (as Peracetic ..."

2. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"It is possible that either /-butyl- peroxy or /-butoxy radicals, or both, can effect such a transformation. The high yields of /-butyl alcohol and Con + (CH ..."

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