hydroperoxide

[ hahy-droh-puh-rok-sahyd ]
/ ˌhaɪ droʊ pəˈrɒk saɪd /

noun

any chemical compound having the general formula, ROOH, where R is an element or an organic group.

Origin of hydroperoxide

First recorded in 1920–25; hydro-2 + peroxide
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Medicine definitions for hydroperoxide

hydroperoxide
[ hī′drō-pə-rŏksīd′ ]

n.

hydrogen peroxide
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