verb (used with or without object), per·ox·i·dat·ed, per·ox·i·dat·ing. Chemistry.

Origin of peroxidate

First recorded in 1855–60; per- + oxidate
Related formsper·ox·i·da·tion, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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a type of reaction in which oxygen atoms are formed leading to the production of peroxides. It is stimulated in the body by certain toxins and infections
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