[ok-si-dey-shuh n] /ɒk sɪˈdeɪ ʃən/
the process or result of .
the deposit that forms on the surface of a metal as it .
1791, from French oxidation (1787), coined by G. de Morveau and A. Lavoisier, noun of action from oxider “oxidize,” from oxide (see oxide).
oxidation ox·i·da·tion (ŏk’sĭ-dā’shən)
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.)
[ok-si-dahyz] /ˈɒk sɪˌdaɪz/ Chemistry verb (used with object), oxidized, oxidizing. 1. to convert (an element) into an ; combine with oxygen. 2. to cover with a coating of or rust. 3. to take away hydrogen, as by the action of oxygen; add oxygen or any nonmetal. 4. to remove electrons from (an atom or molecule), […]
- Oxidized cellulose
oxidized cellulose n. Partially oxidized cellulose in the form of an absorbable gauze used to stanch blood flow during surgical procedures in which ligation is not feasible.
- Oxidized glutathione
oxidized glutathione n. The form of glutathione that acts in cells as a hydrogen acceptor and forms disulfide linkages.
[ok-si-doh-ri-duhk-teys, -teyz] /ˌɒk sɪ doʊ rɪˈdʌk teɪs, -ˌteɪz/ noun, Biochemistry. 1. any of a class of enzymes that act as a catalyst, some of them conjointly, causing the oxidation and reduction of compounds. oxidoreductase ox·i·do·re·duc·tase (ŏk’sĭ-dō-rĭ-dŭk’tās’, -tāz’) n. An enzyme that catalyzes an oxidation-reduction.