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Homonuclear

Consisting of only one element.

Stereoisomers

Isomers that differ only in the way that atoms are oriented in space, consist of geometrical and optical isomers.

 

Donor Atom

A ligand atom whose electrons are shared with a Lewis acid.

Denatured

A commercial term used to describe ethanol that has been rendered unfit for human consumption because of the addition of harmful ingredients to make it sales tax-expempt.

 

Peroxide

A compound containing oxygen in the -1 oxidation state. Metal peroxides contain the peroxide ion, O22

Saccharide

An organic compound containing a sugar or sugars.

Amine Complexes

Complex species that contain ammonia molecules bonded to metal ions.

Moderator

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

Lanthanides

Elements 58 to 71 (after lanthanum).

Law of Partial Pressures (Dalton's Law)

The total pressure exerted by a mixture of gases is the sum of the partial pressures of the individual gases.