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Hydrocarbon derivative containing an [OH] group bound to an aromatic raing.

 

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Denaturation

A process pertaining to a change in structure of a protein form regular to irregular arrangement of the polypeptide chains.

Solvolysis

The reaction of a substance with the solvent in which it is dissolved.

Stoichiometry

Description of the quantitative relationships among elements and compounds as they undergo chemical changes.

Specific Gravity

The ratio of the density of a substance to the density of water.

Isomorphous

Refers to crystals having the same atomic arrangement.

Weak Electrolyte

A substance that conducts electricity poorly in a dilute aqueous solution.

Specific Heat

The amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one gram of substance one degree Celsius.

Cell Potential

Potential difference, Ecell, between oxidation and reduction half-cells under nonstandard conditions.

 

Lanthanides

Elements 58 to 71 (after lanthanum).

Critical Mass

The minimum mass of a particular fissionable nuclide in a given volume required to sustain a nuclear chain reaction.