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

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Safranine

Also called "phenosafranine". A purplish-red, water-soluble dye, C18H14N4, used for textiles and as a stain in microscopy.

pH

Negative logarithm of the concentration (mol/L) of the H3O+[H+] ion, scale is commonly used over a range 0 to 14.

Nickel-cadmium cell (Nicad battery)

A dry cell in which the anode is Cd, the cathode is NiO2, and the electrolyte is basic.

Periodic Table

An arrangement of elements in order of increasing atomic numbers that also emphasizes periodicity.

Second Law of Thermodynamics

The universe tends toward a state of greater diorder in spontaneous processes.

Amine

Derivatives of ammonia in which one or more hydrogen atoms have been replaced by organic groups.

Hess' Law of Heat Summation

The enthalpy change for a reaction is the same whether it occurs in one step or a series of steps.

Enzyme

A protein that acts as a catalyst in biological systems.

Reverse Osmosis

Forcing solvent molecules to flow through a semipermable membrane from a concentated solution into a dilute solution by the application of greater hydrostatic pressure on concentrated side than the osmotic pressure opposing it.

Ionization Isomers

Isomers that result from the interchange of ions inside and outside the coordination sphere.