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A term used to describe molecules and polyatomic ions that have one atom in the center and six atoms at the corners of a octahedron.

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Standard Entropy

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

Mother Nuclide

Nuclide that undergoes nuclear decay.

Inner Orbital Complex

Valence bond designation for a complex in which the metal ion utilizes d orbitals for one shell inside the outermost occupied shell in its hybridization.

Positron

A Nuclear particle with the mass of an electron but opposite charge.

Eluate

Solvent (or mobile phase) which passes through a chromatographic column and removes the sample components from the stationary phase.

Voltage

Potential difference between two electrodes, a measure of the chemical potential for a redox reaction to occur.

Continuous Spectrum

Spectrum that contains all wave-lengths in a specified region of the electromagnetic spectrum.

Coke

An impure form of carbon obtained by destructive distillation of coal or petroleum.

Ion

An atom or a group of atoms that carries an electric charge.

Saccharic

of or derived from saccharin or a saccharine substance.