Definition of Oxidative

1. Adjective. Taking place in the presence of oxygen. "Oxidative rancidity"

Similar to: Aerobic, Aerophilic, Aerophilous
Derivative terms: Oxidate, Oxidate

Definition of Oxidative

1. Adjective. (chemistry) Of, relating to, or produced by oxidation. ¹

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Definition of Oxidative

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Oxidative

1. Having the power to oxidise; denoting a process involving oxidation. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oxidative

oxidation-fermentation test
oxidation-reduction electrode
oxidation-reduction indicator
oxidation-reduction potential
oxidation-reduction reaction
oxidation-reduction system
oxidation number
oxidation pond
oxidation state
oxidative (current term)
oxidative metabolism
oxidative phosphorylation
oxidative stress

Literary usage of Oxidative

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Oxygen/Nitrogen Radicals and Cellular Injury edited by Kenneth B. Adler, Robert D. Devlin, Val Vallyathan (2000)
"Impact of oxidative Stress on Signal Transduction Control by Phosphotyrosine ... PTPs are sensitive targets of oxidative stress and may be inhibited by ..."

2. Reviews in Environmental Health (1998): Toxicological Defense Mechanics edited by Gary E. R. Hook, George W. Lucier (2000)
"The accumulation of oxidative damage has been implicated in both acute and chronic cell ... Acute oxidative injury may produce selective cell death and a ..."

3. A Text-book of Human Physiology by Robert Adolph Armand Tigerstedt, John Raymond Murlin (1906)
"D. THE oxidative PROCESSES Attempts have been made to give an exhaustive theoretical explanation of the oxidative processes going on in the tissues, ..."

4. Nutrient Composition of Rations for Short-term, High-intensity Combat Operations by Fnb, Institute of Medicine (U. S.), High-stress Situations, Committee on Military Nutrition Research, National Academy of Sciences (2005)
"Zinc in total parenteral nutrition: Requirements and metabolic effects. Gastroenterology 76(3):458-467. Vitamins C and E in the Prevention of oxidative ..."

5. Truth and Poetry Concerning Uric Acid: An Epitome of the Present State of by Lewellys Franklin Barker (1905)
"URIC-ACID FORMATION IN MAN CHIEFLY oxidative, BUT POSSIBLY ALSO ... oxidative Origin Manifoldly Proven—Question of Origin by Synthesis—Feeding Substances ..."

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