antioxidant

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Etymology[edit]

anti- +‎ oxidant

Noun[edit]

antioxidant (plural antioxidants)

  1. Any substance that acts to slow or prevent the oxidation of another chemical.
  2. (nutrition) One of a group of vitamins that act against the effects of free radicals.

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Adjective[edit]

antioxidant (not comparable)

  1. Acting or having agents that act against oxidation.

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