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peroxide

Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry.

A group of inorganic compounds that contain the O2 2− ion. They are notionally derived from hydrogen peroxide, H2O2, but these ions do not exist in aqueous solution due to...

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peroxide

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

January 2012; p ublished online April 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 40 words.

An inorganic or organic compound that contains linked pairs of oxygen atoms (–O–O–). Peroxides may be regarded as derivatives of hydrogen peroxide (H...

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peroxide

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

March 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant Physiology. 40 words.

An inorganic or organic compound that contains linked pairs of oxygen atoms (–O–O–). Peroxides may be regarded as derivatives of hydrogen peroxide (H...

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peroxides

Edited by John Daintith.

in A Dictionary of Chemistry

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Chemistry. 40 words.

A group of inorganic compounds that contain the O2 2− ion. They are notionally derived from hydrogen peroxide, H

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peroxides

Edited by Richard Rennie and Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Chemistry

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Chemistry. 46 words.

A group of inorganic compounds that contain the O2 2− ion. They are notionally derived from hydrogen peroxide, H...

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peroxide

David A. Bender.

in A Dictionary of Food and Nutrition

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 26 words.

Any compound with the peroxy (—O—O—) group; oxidation of unsaturated fatty acids produces peroxides. Also used to mean specifically hydrogen

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peroxide

David A. Bender.

in A Dictionary of Food and Nutrition

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 26 words.

Any compound with the peroxy (—O—O—) group; oxidation of unsaturated fatty acids produces peroxides. Also used to mean specifically hydrogen

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peroxide

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 39 words.

An inorganic or organic compound that contains linked pairs of oxygen atoms (–O–O–). Peroxides may be regarded as derivatives of

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peroxide

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Zoology

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences. 39 words.

An inorganic or organic compound that contains linked pairs of oxygen atoms (—O—O—). Peroxides may be regarded as derivatives of

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peroxide

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Zoology

January 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences. 39 words.

An inorganic or organic compound that contains linked pairs of oxygen atoms (—O—O—). Peroxides may be regarded as derivatives of

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peroxide

Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry.

A group of inorganic compounds that contain the O2 2− ion. They are notionally derived from hydrogen peroxide, H2O2, but these ions do not exist in aqueous solution due to...

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peroxide number

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

A measure of the oxidative rancidity of fats by determination of the lipid peroxides present.

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peroxide number

David A. Bender.

in A Dictionary of Food and Nutrition

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 19 words.

A measure of the oxidative rancidity of fats by determination of the lipid peroxides present.

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peroxide number

David A. Bender.

in A Dictionary of Food and Nutrition

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 19 words.

A measure of the oxidative rancidity of fats by determination of the lipid peroxides present.

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carbamide peroxide

Edited by Robert Ireland.

in A Dictionary of Dentistry

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dentistry. 86 words.

An oxidizing agent consisting of *hydrogen peroxide compounded with urea which releases oxygen in contact with water. It has

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hydrogen peroxide

John Lackie.

in A Dictionary of Biomedicine

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Clinical Medicine. 34 words.

An important component of the antibacterial system of phagocytes, the *myeloperoxidase-halide system. Hydrogen peroxide and superoxide anions are produced in the ...

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barium peroxide

Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry.

A dense off-white solid, BaO2, prepared by carefully heating barium oxide in oxygen; r.d. 4.96; m.p. 450°C. It is used as a bleaching agent. With acids, hydrogen peroxide is formed and the...

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barium peroxide

Edited by Richard Rennie and Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Chemistry

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Chemistry. 46 words.

A dense off-white solid, BaO2, prepared by carefully heating *barium oxide in oxygen; r.d. 4.96; m.p. 450°C. It is used as a bleaching agent. With acids, hydrogen peroxide is formed and the...

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carbamide peroxide

Overview page. Subjects: Dentistry.

An oxidizing agent consisting of hydrogen peroxide compounded with urea which releases oxygen in contact with water. It has the chemical formula: CH6N2O3. In dentistry it is used as a...

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hydrogen peroxide

Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry — Medicine and Health.

(H2O2)

An important component of the antibacterial system of phagocytes, the myeloperoxidase-halide system. Hydrogen peroxide and superoxide anions are produced in the metabolic...

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hydrogen peroxide

Edited by Elizabeth Martin.

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 52 words.

an oxidizing agent used (in the form of a solution or cream) as a skin disinfectant for cleansing wounds and treating superficial bacterial infections. Diluted hydrogen peroxide solution is...

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