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a solution that resists changes in the pH; usually a combination of an acid and a salt
the amount of energy required to raise 1 g of a substance by 1 degree Celcius
main characteristic of molecules that are hydrophobic
pH range of acidic solutions
type of bond that forms between opposite dipoles of two different polar molecules
'water fearing'; any molecule that does not dissolve in water
the ability of a molecule to bond to another molecule of the SAME type
pH of a solution with a hydrogen ion concentration of 1 x 10^-9
the ability of a molecule to bond to another molecule of a DIFFERENT type
'water loving'; any molecule that interacts well with water
a measure of the concentration of solutes dissolved in a solution
because almost anything can dissolve in water, it is called the 'universal...
process where the molecules with the highest kinetic energy evaporate, leaving the remaining molecules with a lower temperature
layer of water molecules surrounding a large molecule such as a protein; allows the large molecule to 'dissolve' in water
a measure of how difficult it is to break the surface of a liquid
pH range of basic solutions

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