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Litmus

Litmus (Science: chemistry) a dyestuff extracted from certain lichens (Roccella tinctoria, Lecanora tartarea, etc), as a... Read More

Acid

Acid (Science: chemical, chemistry) a fundamental category of many compounds whose water-based solutions have a sour taste,... Read More

Neutral

neutral 1. Not engaged on either side; not taking part with or assisting either of two or more contending parties; neuter;... Read More

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

Lac

Lac a resinous substance produced mainly on the banyan tree, but to some extent on other trees, by the coccus lacca, a... Read More

Lactose

Definition noun plural: lactoses lac·tose, ˈlæk.toʊs A disaccharide (chemical formula: C12H22O11) made up of one... Read More

Alkaline reaction

Alkaline reaction Any test by which an alkaline reaction is recognised, such as the change of red litmus paper to blue, an... Read More

Chemical Composition of the Body

In order to fully understand the mechanisms of human physiology, it is important to have an understanding of the chemical... Read More