redox(redirected from Oxidation reaction)
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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.