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di·ox·ide

(dī-oks'īd),
A molecule containing two atoms of oxygen, for example, carbon dioxide, CO2.

dioxide

/di·ox·ide/ (-ok´sīd) an oxide with two oxygen atoms.

dioxide

[dī·ok′sīd]
Etymology: Gk, di, twice, oxys, sharp, genein, to produce
an oxide that contains two oxygen atoms.

di·ox·ide

(dī-ok'sīd)
A molecule containing two atoms of oxygen; e.g., carbon dioxide, CO2.
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