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au•tox•i•da•tion



Pronunciation: (ô-tok"si-dā'shun), [key]
n. Chem.
1. the oxidation of a compound by exposure to air.
2. an oxidation reaction in which another substance, in addition to air and the compound being oxidized, must be present. Also,autooxidation.

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