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Alkali

Alkali Origin: f. Alcali, ultimately fr. Ar. Alqali ashes of the plant saltwort, fr. Qalay to roast in a pan, fry. 1. Soda... Read More

Alkaline

Alkaline (Science: chemistry) Having the reactions of an alkali. Origin: L. Alkalinus Relating to or containing an alkali;... Read More

Kill

Kill 1. To deprive of life, animal or vegetable, in any manner or by any means; to render inanimate; to put to death; to... Read More

Ebullition

Ebullition 1. A boiling or bubbling up of a liquid; the motion produced in a liquid by its rapid conversion into vapor. 2.... Read More

Palmitin

Definition noun, plural: palmitins A solid, white, crystallizable fat in animal and plant tissues Supplement Palmitin... Read More

Constitutive heterochromatin banding

Definition noun (cytogenetics) A selective banding technique wherein a banding pattern is produced in the constitutive... Read More

Hydroxide ions

Hydroxide is a polyatomic ion consisting of oxygen and hydrogen: OH− It has a charge of −1. Hydroxide is one of the... Read More

Denaturation

Denaturation Definition In biochemistry, denaturation is defined as a process in which a molecular structure deviates from... Read More

Neutralisation

Definition noun (general) The act or process of making neutral. (chemistry) A chemical reaction in which an acid and a base... Read More

Lobry de bruyn-van ekenstein transformation

Lobry de bruyn-van ekenstein transformation The conversion of glucose to fructose and mannose in dilute alkali by... Read More

Hemicellulose

Hemicellulose (Science: plant biology) class of plant cell wall polysaccharide that cannot be extracted from the wall by hot... Read More

Bicarbonate

Bicarbonate (Science: chemistry) a carbonate in which but half the hydrogen of the acid is replaced by a positive element or... Read More

Soda

soda (Science: chemistry) sodium oxide or hydroxide. Popularly, sodium carbonate or bicarbonate. Caustic soda, sodium... Read More

Polypeptide

Polypeptide Definition Biology What are polypeptides? A polypeptide is defined as a polymer of amino acids joined together... Read More

Volatile

volatile 1. Passing through the air on wings, or by the buoyant force of the atmosphere; flying; having the power to fly. 2.... Read More

Nitrites

nitrites salts of nitrous acid or compounds containing the group no2-. The inorganic nitrites of the type mno2 (where... Read More

Enediol

Enediol (Science: chemistry) The atomic arrangement -C(OH)=C(OH)-produced by proton migration from the CH of a -CHOH group... Read More

Neutralization

Definition noun (general) The act or process of making neutral. (chemistry) A chemical reaction in which an acid and a base... Read More

Ammonium

Ammonium (Science: chemistry) a compound radical, NH4, having the chemical relations of a strongly basic element like the... Read More

Sodium

sodium (Science: Chemistry, element) Sodium is a soft, silvery, highly reactive alkali metal which has an atomic number of... Read More

Soap

soap A substance which dissolves in water, thus forming a lather, and is used as a cleansing agent. Soap is produced by... Read More

Green

Green 1. Having the colour of grass when fresh and growing; resembling that colour of the solar spectrum which is between... Read More

Vegetable

Definition noun, plural: (1) The edible (part of a) plant (e.g. leaves, roots, flowers) but not including the fruit or... Read More