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ep•ox•ide



Pronunciation: (e-pok'sīd, i-pok'-), [key]
n. Chem.
an organic chemical that contains a group consisting of an oxygen atom bound to two already connected atoms, usually carbon (epox'y group"). Cf. epoxy (def. 2).

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