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monosaccharide
the simplest kind of carbohydrate
cohesion
attraction between like substances
adhesion
attraction between unlike substances
surface tension
a water surface that is firm enough to allow many insects to walk upon without sinking
capillary action
when water adheres to the walls of narrow tubing or to absorbent solids like paper
organic
made up of carbon atoms
macromolecules
living organic molecules that consist of hundreds or thousands of atoms
hydrophilic
substances that dissolve in water
hydrophobic
substance that do not dissolve in water
heat capacity
the degree in which a substance changes temperature in response to a gain or loss of heat
disaccharide
consists of two sugar molecules joined by glycosidic linkage
condensation
a type of chemical reaction in which a single molecule is lost
polysaccharide
consists of a series of connected monosaccharides
polymers
molecules that consist of a single unit (monomers) repeated many times
carbohydrates
a sugar