epoxide

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ep·ox·ide

 (ĕ-pŏk′sīd, ĭ-pŏk′-)
n.
1. A ring-shaped organic compound consisting of an oxygen atom bonded to two other atoms, usually of carbon, that are already bonded to each other.
2. A compound containing such a structure. In both senses also called epoxy.

epoxide

(ɪˈpɒksaɪd)
n
(Elements & Compounds)
a. a compound containing an oxygen atom joined to two different groups that are themselves joined to other groups
b. (as modifier): epoxide resin.
[C20: from epi- + oxide]

ep•ox•ide

(ɪˈpɒk saɪd)

n.
an epoxy compound.
[1925–30]

ep·ox·ide

(ĕ-pŏk′sīd)
A ring-shaped chemical structure or compound consisting of an oxygen atom bonded to two other atoms, usually of carbon, that are already bonded to each other.
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In the xanthophyll cycle, violaxanthin undergoes a de-epoxidation to give rise to anteroxanthin and, finally, zeaxanthin (HAVAUX, 1988).