acids

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rain containing acids that form in the atmosphere when industrial gas emissions (especially sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxides) combine with water acid precipitation , acid rain
(physiology) the normal equilibrium between acids and alkalis in the body acid-base balance , acid-base equilibrium
volumetric analysis using standard solutions of acids to measure the amount of a base present acidimetry
ester of glycerol and fatty acids that occurs naturally as fats and fatty oils acylglycerol , glyceride
(biochemistry) a nucleoside that is a structural component of nucleic acids; it is present in all living cells in a combined form as a constituent of DNA and RNA and ADP and ATP and AMP adenosine
B vitamin that is essential for metabolism of amino acids and starch adermin , pyridoxal , pyridoxamine , pyridoxine , vitamin B6
any of a class of highly reactive chemical compounds; used in making resins and dyes and organic acids aldehyde
abnormal presence of amino acids in the urine; usually a symptom of metabolic defects aminoaciduria
(chemistry) theory that describes aqueous solutions in terms of acids (which dissociate to give hydrogen ions) and bases (which dissociate to give hydroxyl ions); the product of an acid and a base is a salt and water Arrhenius theory of dissociation , theory of dissociation , theory of electrolytic dissociation
chemical compound that reacts with acids to form salts base
any of the steroid acids generated in the liver and stored with bile bile acid
salt of bile acid and a base; functions as an emulsifier of lipids and fatty acids bile salt
any of various acids containing boron and oxygen boracic acid , boric acid
salt of boric and silicic acids borosilicate
univalent radical -COOH; present in and characteristic of organic acids carboxyl , carboxyl group
microscopic particle of triglycerides produced in the intestines during digestion; in the bloodstream they release their fatty acids into the blood chylomicron
coenzyme present in all living cells; essential to metabolism of carbohydrates and fats and some amino acids coenzyme A
protein complex combining amino acids with other substances compound protein , conjugated protein
substance having the tendency to cause corrosion (such a strong acids or alkali) corrosive
(biochemistry) a waxy transparent material that occurs in the cuticle of plants and consists of highly polymerized esters of fatty acids cutin
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