Glossary of Chemical Terms - Z
- A natural or synthetic hydrated aluminosilicate with an open three-dimensional crystal structure which water molecules are held in cavities in the lattice. They are used to soften water.
- An ion that has a positive and negative charge on the same group of atoms. It is also called dipolar ion.
- An inactive biomolecule that is a precursor to an enzyme.
Glossary created by David Shaw (Madison Area Technical College) for The Chemistry Place.
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