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Related to Redox chemistry: Reduction reaction, Oxidation reaction, Oxidation reduction reaction, Oxidation reduction
the chemical reaction whereby electrons are removed (oxidation) from atoms of the substance being oxidized and transferred to those being reduced (reduction).
Contraction of oxidation-reduction. See: oxidation-reduction potential.
redox/re·dox/ (re´doks) oxidation-reduction.
an abbreviation for reduction-oxidation (reaction). See oxidation-reduction reaction.
Contraction of reduction-oxidation.