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Stereoisomers that differ only by being nonsuperimposable mirror images of each other, like right and left hands, also called enantiomers.

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PseudobinaryIonic Compounds

Compounds that contain more than two elements but are named like binary compounds.

Electron

A subatomic particle having a mass of 0.00054858 amu and a charge of 1-.

yttrium metal

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

Heterogeneous Mixture

A mixture that does not have uniform composition and properties throughout.

D-Orbitals

Beginning in the third energy level, aset of five degenerate orbitals per energy level, higher in energy than s and p orbitals of the same energy level.

 

Viscosity

Resistance offered by the molecules of a liquid to flow is termed as viscosity.

Spectrum

Display of component wavelengths (colours) of electromagnetic radiation.

Dimer

Molecule formed by combination of two smaller (identical) molecules.

Homonuclear

Consisting of only one element.

Oxidation-reduction Reactions

Reactions in which oxidation and reduction occur, also called redox reactions.