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(Chemistry) any of several compounds comprised of alternating silicon and oxygen atoms (used in many industrial applications), see also:siloxane, silicon-based compoundsilicone
(about a chemical compound) quality of being optically inactive because it contains equal amounts of levorotatory and dextrorotatory isomers of the same compound (Chemistry)racemism
(about a gel) changing into a fluid when stirred or shaken (Chemistry), sometimes fluid and sometimes a gelthixotropic
(about a molecule) having a head end that attracts water and a tail end that repels it, hydrophilic at one end and hydrophobic at the other (Chemistry)amphipathic
(about fats) containing two or more double bonds in each molecule (Chemistry), low in cholesterolpolyunsaturated
(Ac) radioactive metallic element (Chemistry), radioactive elementactinium
(Ag) monovalent silver (Chemistry), precious metal having a shiny white colorargentum
(Ag) whitish metallic element (Chemistry); element used to make jewelry, coins, etc.; coins made of silver; money; silverware; grayish-white metallic color, `:Ag, coat something with silversilver
(Anatomy) hindbrain, posterior portion of the brain (comprised of the cerebellum, pons, and medulla oblongata); embryonic hindbrain (develops into the myelencephalon and metencephalon)rhombencephalon
(Archaeology) monument composed of stone megaliths encircling a mound; dolmen, tomb comprised of two vertical stone slabs supporting a horizontal stone slab, burial chamber, stone circlecromlech
(Ba) white metallic element (Chemistry), `:Ba, silver-white chemical elementbarium
(Biochemistry) any of a number of fats or fat-like compounds that are insoluble in water (also lipide)lipide
(Biochemistry) phospholipid, fatty compound comprised of a fatty acid bonded to a phosphate group and an organic molecule (major component of cell membranes)phosphatide
(Biology) condition of alternating sexual and asexual reproduction; state of hermaphroditism or alternating maleness and femaleness, periodic parasitismheterogony
(Biology) in a heterotrophic manner (deriving energy from externally produced organic compounds)heterotrophically
(Biology) in a metagenetic manner, by metagenesis (alternating sexual and asexual reproduction in different generations)metagenetically
(Biology) pertaining to metagenesis (sexual reproduction alternating with asexual reproduction in each generation)metagenetic
(Biology) pertaining to the Protozoa (phylum comprised of single-celled organisms)protozoic
(Biology) pertaining to the Protozoa (phylum comprised of single-celled organisms), any eukaryotic organism (usually single-celled) from the kingdom Protista, protozoonprotozoan
(Biology) produce chemical compounds using solar energy (esp. in plants), to produce carbohydrates by photosynthesisphotosynthesize
(Biology, Chemistry, Philosophy) monad (simplest indivisible unit, entity, or cell)monas
(Cd) bluish-white toxic metallic element related to zinc and sometimes found in zinc ores (Chemistry), `:Cd, metallic chemical elementcadmium
(Chemistry) able to be hydrolyzed, able to be broken down by means of water (of a chemical compound)hydrolyzable
(Chemistry) able to crystallize into a form similar to that of a different compound or mineral (of a compound or mineral), able to crystallize like another chemicalisomorphous
(Chemistry) acid phosphate, mixture containing calcium acid phosphate and calcium sulfate (mainly used as an agricultural fertilizer)superphosphate
(Chemistry) act of combining with an acid to form a salt; act of mixing with a saltsalification
(Chemistry) act or process of depolymerizing, act or process of separating a polymer into monomers (also depolymerisation)depolymerization
(Chemistry) add carbolic acid (antiseptic substance)carbolize
(Chemistry) as pertains to isotopes, by means of isotopes (form of a chemical element which has the same atomic number as the other forms but a different atomic weight)isotopically
(Chemistry) binary compound of iodine; salt or ester of hydriodic acid, salt of hydriodic acidiodide
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