autoxidation

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autoxidation

 [aw″tok-sĭ-da´shun]
the spontaneous reaction of a compound with molecular oxygen at room temperature.
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au·to·ox·i·da·tion

(aw'tō-oks'i-dā'shŭn),
The direct combination of a substance with molecular oxygen at ordinary temperatures.
Synonym(s): autoxidation
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au·to·ox·i·da·tion

(aw'tō-oks-i-dā'shŭn)
The direct combination of a substance with molecular oxygen at ordinary temperatures.
Synonym(s): autoxidation.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012