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Sodium hydrogen carbonate

sodium hydrogen carbonate --> sodium bicarbonate (Science: chemical) carbonic acid monosodium salt (CHNaO3). A white,... Read More

Carbonate

Carbonate 1. A salt of carbonic acid. 2. The ion... Read More

Calcium carbonate

Calcium carbonate An astringent, an... Read More

Soda

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

Soft coral

Definition noun, plural: soft corals A coral that is soft-bodied and is not involved in coral reef building since it does... Read More

Oxygen

Oxygen Definition In biochemistry, oxygen is the colorless, odorless, gaseous element represented by the symbol "O", with... Read More

Statolith

Definition noun, plural: statoliths (zoology) An otolith, i.e. a crystalline particle of calcium carbonate and a protein... Read More

Coral polyp

Definition noun, plural: coral polyps (marine biology) An invertebrate species of the class Anthozoa that may live either... Read More

Hard coral

Definition noun, plural: hard corals Any of the coral species that build coral reefs by their deposition of calcium... Read More

Chitin

Definition noun plural: chitin chi·tin, ˈkaɪtɪn (1) A polymer of nitrogen-containing polysaccharide (C8H13O5N)n... Read More

Carbon dioxide

Carbon Dioxide Definition noun, car·bon di·ox·ide, /daɪˈɒksaɪd/ (biochemistry) An inorganic compound, with the... Read More

Otolith

Definition noun, plural: otoliths A crystalline particle of calcium carbonate and a protein adhering to the gelatinous... Read More

Protist

Protist Definition What is a protist? All protists are eukaryotes, i.e. organisms with a nucleus. However, they are... Read More

Brain coral

Definition noun, plural: brain corals A reef-building coral characterized by having a convoluted thecae resembling a human... Read More

Coral

Definition noun, plural: corals (marine biology) An invertebrate species characterized by having a clear polyp body with a... Read More

Alkaliphile

Definition noun, plural: alkaliphiles An organism that can live and thrive in an alkaline environment Supplement An... Read More

Red algae

The red algae belong to the phylum Rhodophyta which literally was derived from the Greek word ῥόδον (rhodon), meaning... Read More

Mineral

Definition noun plural: minerals min·er·al, ˈmɪn.əɹ.əl Any of the various naturally-occurring abiogenic substances,... Read More

Baking

Baking 1. The act or process of cooking in an oven, or of drying and hardening by heat or cold. 2. The quantity baked at... Read More

Reducing sugar

Reducing Sugar Definition What is reducing sugar? The type of sugar that acts as the reducing agent and can effectively... Read More

Biome

Biome Definition What are biomes? There is no universal definition of biomes. But biome definition in biology of different... Read More

Anthozoan

Anthozoan (Science: zoology) Pertaining to the anthozoa. One of the anthozoa. Definition noun, plural: anthozoans Any of the... Read More

Organic compound

Definition noun plural: organic compounds A compound that, in general, contains carbon covalently bound to other atoms,... Read More

Arthropod

Arthropod Definition What is an arthropod? An arthropod is an invertebrate living organism characterized by the presence of... Read More

Sodium

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

Hydrogen

Hydrogen is one of the chemical elements found in nature. A chemical element refers to the pure substance of one type of... Read More

Carbon

Carbon is one of the chemical elements found in nature. A chemical element refers to the pure substance of one type of atom.... Read More

Cellulose

Cellulose Definition noun plural: celluloses cel·lu·lose, sĕl′yə-lōs (1) A polysaccharide consisting of a linear... Read More

Lead

Lead 1. To guide or conduct with the hand, or by means of some physical contact connection; as, a father leads a child; a... Read More

Inorganic salt

Definition noun, plural: inorganic salts A salt that lacks C-H bonds Supplement A salt is defined as the neutral ionic... Read More