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Substances that flow freely, gases and liquids.

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Saccharide

An organic compound containing a sugar or sugars.

Solute

The dispersed (dissolved) phase of a solution.

Weak Electrolyte

A substance that conducts electricity poorly in a dilute aqueous solution.

Osmotic Pressure

The hydrostatic pressure produced on the surface of a semipermable membrane by osmosis.

Distilland

The material in a distillation apparatus that is to be distilled.

Mass Deficiency

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

All Chemicals - Chemical Glossary

The Chemical Glossary currently has 651 chemical entries. You may search the Chemical Glossary by entering the keyword in the search box or by browsing the entire chemical glossary by letter in alphabetical order.

Outer Orbital Complex

Valence bond designation for a complex in which the metal ion utilizes d orbitals in the outermost (occupied) shell in hybridization.

London Forces

Very weak and very short-range attractive forces between short-lived temporary (induced) dipoles, also called dispersion Forces.

Limiting Reactant

Substance that stoichiometrically limits the amount of product(s) that can be formed.