Definition of Disproportionation

1. Noun. (chemistry) A form of redox reaction in which part of a reactant is oxidized and part of it is reduced simultaneously ¹



2. Noun. (chemistry) A reaction wherein a single reactant generates two chemical species which are different from each other and the initial reactant. ¹

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Medical Definition of Disproportionation

1. The splitting of a chemical compound into two new compounds, one more oxidized and one more reduced than the original compound. (11 Jan 1998)

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