Hydroperoxide



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

noun
1.
any chemical compound having the general formula, ROOH, where R is an element or an organic group.

hydroperoxide hy·dro·per·ox·ide (hī’drō-pə-rŏk’sīd’)
n.
See hydrogen peroxide.

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