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Fat

Solid triester of glycerol and (mostly) saturated fatty acids.

Amphoterism

The ability to react with both acids and bases.Ability of substance to act as either an acid or a base.

Inner Orbital Complex

Valence bond designation for a complex in which the metal ion utilizes d orbitals for one shell inside the outermost occupied shell in its hybridization.

Cis-

The prefix used to indicate that groups are located on the same side of a bon about which rotation is restricted.

First Law of Thermodynamics

The total amount of energy in the universe is constant (also known as the Law of Conservation of Energy) energy is neither created nor destroyed in ordinary chemical reactions and physical changes.

Complex Ions

Ions resulting from the formation of coordinate covalent bonds between simple ions and other ions or molecules.

Molar Solubility

Number of moles of a solute that dissolve to produce a litre of saturated solution.

Mass Deficiency

The amount of matter that would be converted into energy if an atom were formed from constituent particles.

Ionization

In aqueous solution, the process in which a molecular compound reacts with water and forms ions.

Bronsted-Lowry Base

A proton acceptor