Oxyanion Definition

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Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. "Oxyanion Definition." ThoughtCo, Jun. 13, 2014, thoughtco.com/definition-of-oxyanion-605462. Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. (2014, June 13). Oxyanion Definition. Retrieved from https://www.thoughtco.com/definition-of-oxyanion-605462 Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. "Oxyanion Definition." ThoughtCo. https://www.thoughtco.com/definition-of-oxyanion-605462 (accessed September 22, 2017).

Definition: An oxyanion is an anion containing oxygen.

Examples: Nitrate (NO3-), Nitrite (NO2-), sulfite (SO32-) and hypochlorite (ClO-) are all oxyanions.

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Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. "Oxyanion Definition." ThoughtCo, Jun. 13, 2014, thoughtco.com/definition-of-oxyanion-605462. Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. (2014, June 13). Oxyanion Definition. Retrieved from https://www.thoughtco.com/definition-of-oxyanion-605462 Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. "Oxyanion Definition." ThoughtCo. https://www.thoughtco.com/definition-of-oxyanion-605462 (accessed September 22, 2017).