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acid
An acid is a compound. it is a chemical substance capable of donating a hydrogen ion (h+) to another substance.
Alkali - also known as Bases
A base is a compound.It is a chemical substance, usually containing a hydroxide ion (OH`), that CAN except a hydrogen ion.
Atom
Subunits of elements
Buffer
Maintains constant PH of a solution. If a person is to remain healthy, a delicate balance must exist within the narrow limits of acidity and alkalinity of body fluids.
Carbohydrate
Simple surgars, or (monosaccarides). In form of sugars and starches are important sources of energy.
Glucose
A simple sugar that circulats in the blood as a nutrient for cells. Its an example of monosaccarides, carbohydrates.
Disccharide
Represented by sucrose, table sugar. (carbohydrates).
Polysaccharides
More complex carbohydrates.
Catalyst
Catalysts take place within the cell preforming hundreds of reactions. Without these catalyst, which speed up the rate of chemical reactions metabolism would not occur at a fast enough rate to sustain life.