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antioxidant

noun [C]  us   /ˌænt·iˈɑks·ɪ·dənt, ˌæn·tɑɪ-/
a chemical substance that prevents or slows down the damage that oxygen does to organisms or to food: Vitamin C's antioxidant activity may help boost immune function and may make some people feel better. She takes the vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and folic acid in women's multivitamins.
Translations of “antioxidant”
in Chinese (Traditional) 抗氧化劑,阻氧化劑,防老(化)劑…
in Chinese (Simplified) 抗氧化剂,阻氧化剂,防老(化)剂…
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