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an·ti·ox·i·dant

 (ăn′tē-ŏk′sĭ-dənt, ăn′tī-)
n.
A substance that inhibits oxidation, especially one, such as vitamin E, vitamin C, or beta carotene, that protects cells from the sometimes damaging effects of oxidation.

antioxidant

(ˌæntɪˈɒksɪdənt)
n
1. (Elements & Compounds) any substance that retards deterioration by oxidation, esp of fats, oils, foods, petroleum products, or rubber
2. (Biology) biology a substance, such as vitamin C, vitamin E, or beta carotene, that counteracts the damaging effects of oxidation in a living organism

an•ti•ox•i•dant

(ˌæn tiˈɒk sɪ dənt, ˌæn taɪ-)

n.
1. a substance that inhibits oxidation.
2. an enzyme or other organic substance, as vitamin E or beta carotene, capable of counteracting the damaging effects of oxidation in animal tissues.
[1925–30]

an·ti·ox·i·dant

(ăn′tē-ŏk′sĭ-dənt, ăn′tī-ŏk′sĭ-dənt)
A chemical compound or substance that inhibits oxidation. Certain vitamins, such as vitamin E, are antioxidants and may protect body cells from damage due to oxidation.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.antioxidant - substance that inhibits oxidation or inhibits reactions promoted by oxygen or peroxidesantioxidant - substance that inhibits oxidation or inhibits reactions promoted by oxygen or peroxides
glutathione peroxidase - an enzyme in the body that is a powerful scavenger of free radicals
atomic number 34, Se, selenium - a toxic nonmetallic element related to sulfur and tellurium; occurs in several allotropic forms; a stable grey metallike allotrope conducts electricity better in the light than in the dark and is used in photocells; occurs in sulfide ores (as pyrite)
carotenoid - any of a class of highly unsaturated yellow to red pigments occurring in plants and animals
inhibitor - a substance that retards or stops an activity
rust inhibitor - antioxidant that inhibits the formation of rust
beta-naphthol - an isomer of naphthol used in rubber as an antioxidant
E, tocopherol, vitamin E - a fat-soluble vitamin that is essential for normal reproduction; an important antioxidant that neutralizes free radicals in the body
ascorbic acid, vitamin C, C - a vitamin found in fresh fruits (especially citrus fruits) and vegetables; prevents scurvy
Translations
антиокислител
Antioxidans
antioksüdant
antioksidanttihapettumisenestoaine

antioxidant

[ˈæntɪˈɒːksədənt] Nantioxidante m

antioxidant

anti-oxidant [ˌæntiˈɒksɪdənt] nantioxidant(e)

an·ti·ox·i·dant

n. antioxidante. sustancia química que previene oxidación. uso de ácido fólico, vitamina C, beta-carotena para prevenir efectos de oxidación en las células.

antioxidant

adj & n antioxidante m
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