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

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Endothermic

Describes processes that absorb heat energy.

Square Planar Complex

Complex in which the metal is in the center of a square plane, with ligand donor atoms at each of the four corners.

Basic Anhydride

The oxide of a metal that reacts with water to form a base.

Metalloids

Elements with properties intermediate between metals and nonmetals: B, Al, Si, Ge, As, Sb, Te, Po, and At.

Equivalence Point

The point at which chemically equivalent amounts of reactants have reacted.

Nuclide Symbol

Symbol for an atom A/Z E, in which E is the symbol of an element, Z is its atomic number, and A is its mass number.

Moderator

A substance such as hydrogen, deuterium, oxygen or paraffin capable of slowing fast nuetrons upon collision.

Temperature

A measure of the intensity of heat, i.e. the hotness or coldness of a sample. or object.

Homogeneous Equilibria

Equilibria involving only one species in a single phase. For example, all gases, all liquids or all solids.

Bronsted-Lowry Base

A proton acceptor