1Any of a class of unstable cyclic compounds formed by the addition of ozone to a carbon-carbon double bond.
- The first stage is the production of a compound called an ozonide.
- Professor Sharman says the synthetic drug - based on the organic compound ozonide proved to be the answer.
- Ozone attacks a carbon-carbon double bond, initially making an ozonide, a hair-raising five-membered ring that has three oxygens in a row.
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