- n. Any piece of apparatus used to
determine the mass of a sample of matter.v. as in balance an
equation: to have equal numbers of atoms of each element on the
opposite sides of an equation.
- A compound that produces hydroxide
ions in water solution.
- An electrochemical cell that can be
used as a source of direct current at a constant voltage.
- binge drinking
- The consumption of five or more drinks in a row on at least one
- The science that makes use of
chemistry to learn about and explain biologically important
- Becoming methylated through biological
action; for example, bacteria can generate methylated mercury in
- blood alcohol level
- blood alcohol content
- The amount of alcohol in a person's bloodstream measured in percentages. Abbreviated BAL or BAC.
- A force which holds together two
atoms, two ions, two molecules, or a combination of these.
- Water saturated with salt; a strongly
- Bunsen burner
- Common laboratory burner that uses
natural gas or propane, developed by German chemist Robert Wilhelm
Bunsen during the 19th century.
Glossary created by David Shaw (Madison Area Technical College) for The Chemistry Place.
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