benzoyl peroxide

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benzoyl peroxide

n.
A flammable white granular solid, C14H10O4, used as a bleaching agent for flour and lipids, as a drying agent, as a polymerization catalyst, and in pharmaceuticals.

ben′zoyl perox′ide


n.
a white, crystalline, explosive solid, C7H5O4, used esp. as a bleach and in the treatment of acne.
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Noun1.benzoyl peroxide - a white crystalline peroxide used in bleaching (flour or oils or fats) and as a catalyst for free radical reactions
blanching agent, bleaching agent, whitener, bleach - an agent that makes things white or colorless
peroxide - an inorganic compound containing the divalent ion -O-O-
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benzoyl peroxide

n peróxido de benzoílo
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