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An aliphatic acid, many can obtained from animal fats.

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The scattering of light by colloidal particles.

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Solution in which no more solute will dissolve.

Radiation

High energy particles or rays emitted during the nuclear decay processes.

Denaturation

A process pertaining to a change in structure of a protein form regular to irregular arrangement of the polypeptide chains.

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The temperature at which a liquid will yield enough flamable vapour to ignite. There are various recognized industrial testing methods, therefore the method used must be stated.

Functional Group

A group of atoms that represents a potential reaction site in an organic compound.

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