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molecule atom matter element compound pure substance mixture homogeneous heterog

TermDefinition
molecule the simplest unit of a chemical compound that can exist, consisting of two or more atoms held together by chemical bonds
atom the smallest quantity of an element that can take part in a chemical reaction
matter substance that occupies space and has mass, as distinguished from substance that is mental, spiritual, etc
element atoms or molecules made up of a single type of an atom
compound molecule made up of 2 or more different types of atoms
pure substance a substance made up of one type of matter (can be an element or compound) has a constant composition has to be chemically seperated
mixture a substance made up of multiple types of matter has a variable composition can be sorted and can be separated physically
heterogeneous mixture where the particles are not evenly disturbuted
homogenous mixture where the particles are evenly disturbuted
solution the state of being dissolved
colloid A suspension of finely divided particles in a continuous medium from which the particles do not settle out rapidly and are not readily filtered.
suspension the state in which the particles of a substance are mixed with a fluid but are undissolved.
Tyndall effect is light scattering by particles in a colloid or particles
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