[ok-si-doh-ri-duhk-teys, -teyz] /ˌɒk sɪ doʊ rɪˈdʌk teɪs, -ˌteɪz/
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’)
An enzyme that catalyzes an oxidation-reduction.
[ok-seem, -sim] /ˈɒk sim, -sɪm/ noun, Chemistry. 1. any of a group of compounds containing the group >C=NOH, produced by the condensation of ketones or aldehydes with hydroxylamine. /ˈɒksiːm/ noun 1. any of a class of compounds with the general formula RR′NOH, where R is an organic group and R′ is either an organic group […]
[ok-sim-i-ter] /ɒkˈsɪm ɪ tər/ noun, Medicine/Medical. 1. an instrument for measuring the oxygen saturation of the hemoglobin in a sample of blood. oximeter ox·im·e·ter (ŏk-sĭm’ĭ-tər) n. A device for measuring the oxygen saturation of arterial blood.
[ok-sim-i-tree] /ɒkˈsɪm ɪ tri/ noun, Medicine/Medical. 1. the measuring of oxygen saturation of the blood by means of an oximeter.
[ok-si-sawl, -sol] /ˈɒk sɪˌsɔl, -ˌsɒl/ noun 1. a thick, weathered soil of the humid tropics, largely depleted in the minerals that promote fertility, and characteristic of the Amazon and Congo basins.