- containing the peroxy group.
Origin of peroxy
- a combining form used in the names of chemical compounds in which the peroxy group is present: peroxyborate.
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esp for inorganic compounds peroxo-
- indicating the presence of the peroxide group, -O–O-peroxysulphuric acid Also (not in technical usage): per-
- Containing the bivalent group O2.