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

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Monoprotic Acid

Acid that can form only one hydronium ion per molecule, may be strong or weak. Acid that contains one ionizable hydrogen atom per formula unit.

Effective Molality

The sum of the molalities of all solute particles in a solution.

Molecular Weight

The mass of one molecule of a nonionic substance in atomic mass units.

Dextrorotatory

Refers to an optically active substance that rotates the plane of plane polarized light clockwise, also called dextro.

Carbanion

An organic ion carrying a negative charge on a carbon atom.

Ionization Constant

Equilibrium constant for the ionization of a weak electrolyte.

D -Transition elements (metals)

B Group elements except IIB in the periodic table, sometimes called simply transition elements EX. Fe, Ni, Cu, Ti .
For further information see Metals.

Homologous Series

A series of compounds in which each member differs from the next by a specific number and kind of atoms.

Doublet

Two peaks or bands of about equal intensity appearing close together on a spectrogram.

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.