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The mass percent of each element in a compound.

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Saccharide

An organic compound containing a sugar or sugars.

Salt Bridge

A U-shaped tube containing electrolyte, which connects two half-cells of a voltaic cell.

Coordination Sphere

The metal ion and its coordinating ligands but not any uncoordinated counter-ions.

Molecular Formula

Formula that indicates the actual number of atoms present in a molecule of a molecular substance.

Fatty Acids

An aliphatic acid, many can obtained from animal fats.

Derivative

A compound that can be imagined to arise from a partent compound by replacement of one atom with another atom or group of atoms. Used extensively in orgainic chemistry to assist in identifying compounds.

Organic Chemistry

The chemistry of substances that contain carbon-hydrogen bonds.

Linear Accelerator

A device used for accelerating charged particles along a straight line path.

xanthene dye

Any of a group of dyes having a molecular structure related to that of xanthene in which the aromatic (C6H4) groups are the chromophore.

 

Photon

A packet of light or electromagnetic radiation, also called quantum of light.