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A highly reactive chemical species carrying no charge and having a single unpaired electron in an orbital.

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Hydrate Isomers

Isomers of crystalline complexes that differ in whether water is present inside or outside the coordination sphere.

Metallic Conduction

Conduction of electrical current through a metal or along a metallic surface.

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Formula

Combination of symbols that indicates the chemical composition of a substance.

 

Ionic Geometry

The arrangement of atoms (not lone pairs of electrons) about the central atom of a polyatomic ion.

Composition Stoichiometry

Descibes the quantitative (mass) relationships among elements in compounds.

Chemical Periodicity

The variations in properties of elements with their position in the periodic table.

yttrium metal

Any of a subgroup of rare-earth elements, of which the cerium and terbium metals comprise the other two subgroups.

Bronsted-Lowry Acid

A proton donor.

Heteronuclear

Consisting of different elements.