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peroxide

 [pĕ-rok´sīd]
that oxide of any element containing more oxygen than any other; more correctly applied to compounds having such linkage as -O-O-.
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pe·rox·ide

(pĕ-rok'sīd),
1. That oxide of any series that contains the greatest number of oxygen atoms; applied most correctly to compounds containing an -O-O- link, as in hydrogen peroxide (H-O-O-H); a hydroperoxide is R-O-O-H.
2. The O22- ion.
3. Any member of a class of metallic oxides that contain the peroxide ion.
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pe·rox·ide

(pĕr-ok'sīd)
That oxide of any series that contains the greatest number of oxygen atoms.
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Peroxide

A bleaching agent that is a compound consisting of two atoms of oxygen connected by a single bond.
Mentioned in: Teeth Whitening
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pe·rox·ide

(pĕr-ok'sīd)
That oxide of any series that contains the greatest number of oxygen atoms.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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