Crossword clues for oxidization
The Collaborative International Dictionary
oxidization \oxidization\ n. The process of oxidizing; the addition of oxygen to a compound with a loss of electrons. The process always occurs accompanied by reduction.
Syn: oxidation, oxidisation.
Oxidization may refer to:
- Oxidation, a chemical reaction in which electrons are lost
- Beta oxidation, the process by which fatty acids are broken down in mitochondria and/or peroxisomes
Usage examples of "oxidization".
The energy liberated by the oxidization of the products of cytoplasmic metabolism is converted into adenosine triphosphate .