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oxa-

Combining form inserted in names of organic compounds to signify the presence or addition of oxygen atom(s) in a chain or ring (as in ethers), not appended to either (as in ketones and aldehydes).
See also: hydroxy-, oxo-, oxy-.
[English. oxygen]
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oxa-

Combining form inserted in names of organic compounds to signify the presence or addition of oxygen atom(s) in a chain or ring (as in ethers), not appended to either (as in ketones and aldehydes).
See also: hydroxy-, oxo-, oxy-
[English. oxygen]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

oxa-

, ox-
Prefixes indicating thepresence of oxygen in place of carbon.
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