Biochemistry-Key Words

Basic terms and definitions

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Atom
An atom is the smallest particle with the characteristics of a chemical element.
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Element
An element is composed of one type of atom and has characteristic properties
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Compound
A compound consisting of two or more different elements joined together in a fixed ratio.
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Molecule
A molecule is the smallest unit of a compound that retains its properties.
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An element is composed of one type of atom and has characteristic properties

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A molecule is the smallest unit of a compound that retains its properties.

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