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Compound containing both an amino and a carboxylic acid group.The --NH2 group.

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Gas of rotten eggs

If you happen to break a rotten egg, then you know the smell of hydrogen sulfide, because the stench of the spoiled egg depends on of its presence in rotting protein substances.

Disproportionation Reactions

Redox reactions in which the oxidizing agent and the reducing agent are the same species.

Line Spectrum

An atomic emission or absorption spectrum.

Heterogeneous Equilibria

Equilibria involving species in more than one phase.

Neutron

A neutral subatomic particle having a mass of 1.0087 amu.

Reaction Ratio

The relative amounts of reactants and products involved in a reaction, maybe the ratio of moles. millimoles, or masses.

 

Levorotatory

Refers to an optically active substance that rotates the plane of plane polarized light counterclockwise, also called levo.

Double Salt

Solid consisting of two co-crystallized salts.

 

Endothermic

Describes processes that absorb heat energy.

Boiling Point Elevation

The increase in the boiling point of a solvent caused by the dissolution of a nonvolatile solute.