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 (ō′zō-nīd′, -zə-)
Any of various, often chemical molecules formed by the attachment of ozone to a double bond or triple bond in an organic compound as an intermediate in ozonolysis.


(Elements & Compounds) any of a class of unstable explosive compounds produced by the addition of ozone to a double bond in an organic compound


(ˈoʊ zəˌnaɪd, ˈoʊ zoʊ-)

any compound, usu. explosive, formed by the addition of ozone to the double or triple bond of an organic compound.
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Noun1.ozonide - any of a class of unstable chemical compounds resulting from the addition of ozone to a double bond in an unsaturated compound
chemical compound, compound - (chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight
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When the HVAC system is in operation, the Commercial PHI Unit creates an advanced oxidation process consisting of hydro-peroxides, ozonide ions, super oxide ions and hydroxide ions," said Svec.
The mechanism of reaction has the ozone terminal oxygen atoms adding across the C=C bond, forming a primary ozonide five-membered ring, which then cleaves to form formaldehyde and the [H.
The main products appear to be aldehydes and ketones in the case of polyethylene, while an ozonide or peroxidic complex, stable at intermediate temperatures, forms during polystyrene ozonization American Society for Testing and Materials, Phildelphia, 81-104.
Indeed, he found literature reports that an ozonide is the active component of a plant extract utilized in Chinese medicine 2,500 years ago to treat malaria.
Reductive degradation of the resulting ozonide was performed by reaction with lithium aluminum hydride (LiA1[H.
pentane, carbon tetrachloride) provide an opportunity to produce and study typical oxidation products of ozonolysis, such as ozonide [4].