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I would like to know what is the meaning of "Antioxidant" in English and what is the correct translation in Spanish?
I saw this term in a list of ethnobotanic uses.
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Meaning of Antioxidant
An antioxidant is a molecule that inhibits the oxidation of other molecules. Oxidation is a chemical reaction involving the loss of electrons or an increase in oxidation state. Oxidation reactions can produce free radicals. - See link


Antioxidant in Spanish is Antioxidante
Un antioxidante es una molécula capaz de retardar o prevenir la oxidación de otras moléculas. La oxidación es una reacción química de transferencia de electrones de una sustancia a un agente oxidante. Las reacciones de oxidación pueden producir radicales libres que comienzan reacciones en cadena que dañan las células. - See link


More information about Antioxidant in other websites
Definition of Antioxidant in a medical dictionary (Thefreedictionary) - See link.
See the definition of Antioxidant in the Oxford dictionaries - See link.
Search PubMed (US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health) for the term Antioxidant - See link.
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