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Liquid hydrocarbon

Liquid hydrocarbon One of a very large group of chemical compounds composed only of carbon and hydrogen. The largest source... Read More

Fat

Definition noun plural: fats fats, fæts A term largely applied to storage lipids in animal tissues that are usually solid... Read More

Ointment bases

Ointment bases Various mixtures of fats, waxes, animal and plant oils and solid and liquid hydrocarbons; vehicles for... Read More

Chlorophyll

Why are most plants green? Have you ever had the same question? Perhaps, you’ve been told that the plants are green... Read More

Gas

Gas Origin: Invented by the chemist van Helmont of brussels, who died in 1644. 1. An aeriform fluid; a term used at first by... Read More

Polyunsaturated fatty acid

Definition noun, plural: polyunsaturated fatty acids Any of a group of unsaturated fatty acids characterized by having more... 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

Palmitin

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

Oxidation

Oxidation Definition How do we define oxidation? There are several definitions of the oxidation process. Oxidation can be... Read More

Fossil fuel

Definition noun (1) Any fuel formed from hydrocarbon deposits (e.g. coal, petroleum or oil, natural gas, etc.) or... Read More