from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The capability of being oxidized.


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  • Like the effect of adrenaline, an equal effective strength of the sympathicus substance declines very slowly in the heart, much more slowly incidentally than might have been expected in view of the rapid oxidizability of adrenaline or sympathicus substance in vitro.

    Otto Loewi - Nobel Lecture 1965

  • By virtue of their unique composition, nuts are likely to benefit newer cardiovascular risk biomarkers, such as LDL oxidizability, soluble inflammatory molecules, and endothelial dysfunction.

    American Journal of Clinical Nutrition current issue E. Ros 2009


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