Definition of oxidoreduction in English:

oxidoreduction

noun

Biochemistry
  • A process in which one substance is oxidized and electrons from it reduce another substance.

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Fromoxid- + -o- + reduction.

Pronunciation

oxidoreduction

/ˌɒksɪdəʊrɪˈdʌkʃn/