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drug (or other chemical agent) that causes abortion aborticide , abortifacient , abortion-inducing drug
chemical agent used to kill mites acaracide , acaricide
(chemistry) a substance that initiates or accelerates a chemical reaction without itself being affected accelerator , catalyst
(mineral extraction) a surface-active chemical used in flotation process to increase the attraction to a specific mineral activating agent
stimulation of activity in an organism or chemical activation
part of an enzyme or antibody where the chemical reaction occurs active site
chemical agent capable of activity active , active agent
(chemistry) the capacity of a substance to take part in a chemical reaction activity
chemical reaction in which one molecule is added to another addition reaction
acute lung injury characterized by coughing and rales; inflammation of the lungs which become stiff and fibrous and cannot exchange oxygen; occurs among persons exposed to irritants such as corrosive chemical vapors or ammonia or chlorine etc. adult respiratory distress syndrome , ARDS , wet lung , white lung
Islamic terrorist cell that originated in Jordan but operates in Germany; goal is to attack Europe and Russia with chemical weapons al-Tawhid , Al Tawhid , Divine Unity
chemical sprayed on fruit trees to regulate their growth so the entire crop can be harvested at one time Alar , daminozide
gold, medieval chemical philosophy that metals could be turned into alchemy
chemical group -OH alcohol group , alcohol radical
any of a class of highly reactive chemical compounds; used in making resins and dyes and organic acids aldehyde
chemical group -CHO aldehyde group , aldehyde radical
(chemistry) variability in chemical composition without variation in crystalline form allomerism
any of several different crystalline forms of the same chemical compound allomorph
colorless, odorless chemical alum
any nuclear or chemical or biological material that can be used as a weapon of mass destruction ammunition
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