peroxy-

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peroxy-

Prefix denoting the presence of an extra O atom, as in peroxides, peroxy acids (for example, hydrogen peroxide, peroxyformic acid). Often shortened to per-.

peroxy-

Prefix denoting the presence of an extra O atom, as in peroxides and peroxy acids.
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The antigens against which the autoimmune reac- tions are directed to produce thyroid autoimmune disease include thyroglobulin (Tg), thyroid peroxi- dase (TPO) and the TSH receptor.