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Fatty Acids

An aliphatic acid, many can obtained from animal fats.

Suspension

A heterogeneous mixture in which solute-like particles settle out of solvent-like phase some time after their introduction.

Ketone

Compound in which a carbonyl group is bound to two alkyl or two aryl groups, or to one alkyl and one aryl group.

Molecular Equation

Equation for a chemical reaction in which all formulas are written as if all substances existed as molecules, only complete formulas are used.

Saccharate

A compound formed by interaction of sucrose with a metallic oxide, usually lime, and useful in the purification of sugar.

 

Polar Bond

Covalent bond in which there is an unsymmetrical distribution of electron density.

Metallurgy

Refers to the overall processes by which metals are extracted from ores.

Amphoterism

The ability to react with both acids and bases.Ability of substance to act as either an acid or a base.

Saccharide

An organic compound containing a sugar or sugars.

Total Ionic Equation

Equation for a chemical reaction written to show the predominant form of all species in aqueous solution or in contact with water.