Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or pertaining to oxygen.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Chem.) Pertaining to, containing, or resembling, oxygen; producing oxygen.

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  • adjective of, relating to, containing or producing oxygen

Etymologies

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oxygen +‎ -ic

Examples

  • Some researchers have found that the uranium conglomerates bearing uraninite have a texture and mineralogical makeup (uraninite, pyrite, molybdenite, and sulfides) one would expect if they were deposited by hydrothermal solutions, indicating that the uranium was deposited deep in the earth, far removed from the atmosphere, similar to what is observed happening in the origin of modern and more recently formed uraninite deposits9 (which obviously occurred in an oxygenic atmosphere).

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  • Wells is not at odds with modern geochemical thought or the scientific data to assert that primitive Earth volcanoes would have contributed to an oxygenic atmosphere.

    Luskin vs. Science (and Scientific American) - The Panda's Thumb

  • In fact, BIFs from about 2.0 Ga, when the atmosphere was supposedly becoming more oxygenic, look the same as BIFs from earlier pre-Cambrian BIFs19.

    Luskin vs. Science (and Scientific American) - The Panda's Thumb

  • Well-preserved fossils of stromatolites in the Tumbiana Formation, in the Pilbara region, have been dated as 2.72 billion years old, more than 270 million years older than the previous oldest evidence of oxygenic photosynthesis, UNSW doctoral student David Flannery has told a symposium in Perth.

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  • Symposium, in a paper titled "Does the Neoarchaean Fortescue group record the earliest evidence for oxygenic photosynthesis?"

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  • There are two pigment-protein complexes that orchestrate the primary reactions of light in oxygenic photosynthesis: photosystem I (PSI) and photosystem II (PSII).

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  • There are two pigment-protein complexes that orchestrate the primary reactions of light in oxygenic photosynthesis: photosystem I (PSI) and photosystem II (PSII).

    Analysis

  • In the couple of billion years that followed, their oxygenic exhaust fumes slowly did the job.

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  • Well-preserved fossils of stromatolites in the Tumbiana Formation, in the Pilbara region, have been dated as 2.72 billion years old, more than 270 million years older than the previous oldest evidence of oxygenic photosynthesis, UNSW doctoral student David Flannery has told a symposium in Perth.

    PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories

  • Symposium, in a paper titled "Does the Neoarchaean Fortescue group record the earliest evidence for oxygenic photosynthesis?"

    PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories

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