peroxy-

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peroxy-

pref.
Containing the bivalent group O2: peroxyacetyl nitrate.

[per- + oxy-.]

peroxy-

or esp for inorganic compounds

peroxo-

combining form
(Elements & Compounds) indicating the presence of the peroxide group, -O–O-: peroxysulphuric acid. Also (not in technical usage): per-

peroxy-

a combining form used in the names of chemical compounds in which the bivalent group –O2– is present.
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77, respectively, Fenton activity is observed and the involvement of peroxo- complexes in an inner sphere mechanism has been proposed (50).

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