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oxidant

 [ok´sĭ-dant]
the electron acceptor in an oxidation-reduction (redox) reaction.

ox·i·dant

(ok'si-dant),
The substance that is reduced and that, therefore, oxidizes the other component of an oxidation-reduction system.

oxidant

/ox·i·dant/ (ok´sĭ-dant) the electron acceptor in an oxidation-reduction (redox) reaction.

oxidant

[ok′sidənt]
Etymology: Gk, oxys, sharp
an oxidizing agent.

ox·i·dant

(ok'si-dănt)
The substance that is reduced and that, therefore, oxidizes the other component of an oxidation-reduction system.

ox·i·dant

(ok'si-dănt)
The substance that is reduced and that, therefore, oxidizes the other component of an oxidation-reduction system.
See: oxidizing agent

ox·i·dant

(ok'si-dănt)
The substance that is reduced and that, therefore, oxidizes the other component of an oxidation-reduction system.

oxidant (ok´sidənt),

n the substance that is reduced in an oxidation/reduction reaction, thereby oxidizing the other component.

oxidant

the electron acceptor in an oxidation-reduction (redox) reaction.
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