autoxidation(redirected from autoxidizes)
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a. oxidation by exposure to atmospheric oxygen
b. oxidation that will only occur when another oxidation reaction is taking place in the same system
au•tox•i•da•tion(ɔˌtɒk sɪˈdeɪ ʃən)
the oxidation of a compound by exposure to air.