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A compound containing oxygen in the -1 oxidation state. Metal peroxides contain the peroxide ion, O22

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Representation of the core of a molecule, ion or formula unit by showing atomic symbols and only outer shell electrons.

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Gamma Ray

High energy electromagnetic radiation. A highly penetrating type of nuclear radiation similar to x-ray radiation, except that it comes from within the nucleus of an atom and has a higher energy. Energywise, very similar to cosmic ray except that cosmic rays originate from outer space.

Lewis Acid

Any species that can accept a share in an electron pair.

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Compounds containing predominantly covalent bonds.

Electron Configuration

Specific distribution of electrons in atomic orbitals of atoms or ions.

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A plant extract that has a distinctive odour or flavour.

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Two methyl groups of the same carbon atom.