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Chemistry Vocab - Unit 5

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anion
negatively charged ion
atom
smallest unit of matter
comprised of electrons, protons, and neutrons
cation
positively charged ion
compound
a pure substance made of two or more elements chemically bound
element
designates a specific type of atom
there are 118 types and they are described by the periodic table
heterogeneous
a mixture in which the components are in different phases
homogeneous
a mixture in which the components are all in the same phase
ion
a charged particle
mixture
a substance with multiple components and of varying composition
molecule
when two or more atoms are chemically bonded together
pure substance
a substance consisting of a single component with uniform properties and constant composition
solute
a substance that is dissolved into a liquid
solvent
the liquid into which a substance is dissolved