Anatomy Chapter 2
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Anatomy Chapter 2
Chapter 2 Vocab Cards
What is the chemistry of the body's structures and functions?
Biochemistry or Molecular Biology
What is the branch of natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances, their properties, and reactions?
What is the ability of chemical systems to do work or carry out change?
What is the material that ha mass and occupies space?
What is a form of energy?
What is the field of chemistry that studies matter composed of carbon?
What is an element found in all living organisms?
What is the smallest portion of an element that still retains its properties?
What is the parts of an atom?
What is a substance composed of atoms having identical numbers of subatomic parts that cannot be broken down into simpler substances by normal chemical means?
What is a chart of all known elements arranged according to chemical properties?
What is the structure of atoms composing each element, consisting of an atomic nucleus and atomic orbitals?
What is a core of dense material providing an element with its mass and physical properties?
What is the regions around the nucleus where electrons are located?
Atomic Orbitals (shells)
what is any characteristic that can be detected by the five human senses or devices that are extensions of the senses?
What is a positively charged subatomic particle found in the nucleus?
What is the number of protons in an atom?
What is the sum of protons and neutrons in an atom's nucleus?
What is a variation of an element having the same number of protons, but a different number of neutrons?
What is it called when the nucleus of an atom breaks down?
What describes a substance that gives off energy due to the decay of its unstable atoms?
What is a method for dating organic remains based on their content of carbon-14?
What is a negatively charged particle that orbits the nucleus?
What is an element that has gained or lost an electron?
What is the way atoms are attached to each other?
What is identical elements bonded together?
What are molecules of two or more different elements bonded together?
What is a bond between two electrically charged elements?
What are organic molecules produced by the chemical reactions of living organisms?
What is a bond between two elements sharing electrons?
What is a temporary weak bond between a partial positive hydrogen atom and a partial negative oxygen, nitrogen, or fluorine atom?
What is a glue- like property, as well with water?
What is a substance's tendency to stick to itself?