Water and Ions

Adhesion
Water molecules are attracted to surfaces by hydrogen bonds
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Cohesion
Water molecules are attracted to each other by hydrogen bonds
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Covalent bond
Strong bond formed by the sharing of electrons between atoms to give a stable electronic configuration
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Inorganic molecule
A molecule that does not contain carbon bonded to hydrogen. Not produced in an organism.
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Organic molecule
A molecule that contains carbon bonded to hydrogen. Usually of biological origin
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Polar molecule
A molecule with regions of negative and positve charge
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Solvent
Water molecules surround solute molecules and keep them in solution, allowing them to react in chemical reactions
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Water molecules are attracted to each other by hydrogen bonds

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Cohesion

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Strong bond formed by the sharing of electrons between atoms to give a stable electronic configuration

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A molecule that does not contain carbon bonded to hydrogen. Not produced in an organism.

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Card 5

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A molecule that contains carbon bonded to hydrogen. Usually of biological origin

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