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An aliphatic acid, many can obtained from animal fats.

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Ionization Isomers

Isomers that result from the interchange of ions inside and outside the coordination sphere.

Radical

An atom or group of atoms that contains one or more unpaired electrons (usually very reactive species)

Boron Hydrides

Binary compounds of boron and hydrogen.

Electrolytic Cells

Electrochemical cells in which electrical energy causes nospontaneous redox reactions to occur. An electrochemical cell in which chemical reactions are forced to occur by the application of an outside source of electrical energy.

Acidic Salt

A salt containing an ionizable hydrogen atom. Acidic salt does not necessarily produce acidic solutions.

Homogeneous Equilibria

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

Standard Entropy

The absolute entropy of a substance in its standard state at 298 K.

Heterogeneous Catalyst

A catalyst that exists in a different phase (solid, liquid or gas) from the reactants, a contact catalyst.

Amphiprotism

Ability of a substance to exhibit amphiprotism by accepting donated protons.

Hydrocarbons

Compounds that contain only carbon and hydrogen.