Examples from the Web for oxidative
But this entire field of study is new, and oxidative stress is not clearly linked to aging or cell damage (see here).
Leonardo Nogueira et al., "Epicatechin Enhances Fatigue Resistance and Oxidative Capacity in Mouse Muscle."
This measurement represents the basal metabolism of a man at complete rest, when his oxidative activities are at their lowest ebb.Food in War Time|Graham Lusk
In this regard rapidity of desiccation and subsequent protection from oxidative processes are important factors.Scurvy Past and Present|Alfred Fabian Hess
British Dictionary definitions for oxidative
- the act or process of oxidizing
- (as modifier)an oxidation state; an oxidation potential
Word Origin and History for oxidative
1791, from French oxidation (1787), coined by G. de Morveau and A. Lavoisier, noun of action from oxider "oxidize," from oxide (see oxide).
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Any chemical reaction in which a material gives up electrons, as when the material combines with oxygen. Burning is an example of rapid oxidation; rusting is an example of slow oxidation. (See combustion and reduction.)