[puh-rok-si-deyt] /pəˈrɒk sɪˌdeɪt/
verb (used with or without object), peroxidated, peroxidating. Chemistry.
a type of reaction in which oxygen atoms are formed leading to the production of peroxides. It is stimulated in the body by certain toxins and infections
[puh-rok-sahyd] /pəˈrɒk saɪd/ noun 1. Chemistry. verb (used with object), peroxided, peroxiding. 2. to use peroxide as a bleaching agent on (especially the hair). /pəˈrɒksaɪd/ noun 1. short for hydrogen peroxide, esp when used for bleaching hair 2. any of a class of metallic oxides, such as sodium peroxide, Na2O2, that contain the divalent ion […]
- Peroxide blonde
noun 1. generally (derogatory) a woman having hair that is bleached rather than naturally blonde and that looks harsh or unnatural Related Terms chemical blonde
[puh-rok-si-dahyz] /pəˈrɒk sɪˌdaɪz/ verb (used with or without object), peroxidized, peroxidizing. Chemistry. 1. to convert into a , especially of the highest oxidation potential.
[puh-rok-suh-sohm] /pəˈrɒk səˌsoʊm/ noun, Cell Biology. 1. a cell organelle containing catalase, peroxidase, and other oxidative enzymes and performing essential metabolic functions, as the decomposition of fatty acids and hydrogen peroxide. /pəˈrɒksɪˌsəʊm/ noun 1. a type of organelle present in most eukaryotic cells that carry out oxidative reactions, such as oxidation of alcohol in the […]