Joseph Leonard – 11/13/07 – p61 3-1, 3-2, half of 3-3 definitions 3-1 adhesion – attractive force between unlike substances capillarity – ability of water molecules to move upward through narrow tubes against the force of gravity cohesion – attractive force between particles of the same kind hydrogen bond – type of attraction that holds two water molecules together polar – one side having a negative charge and the other side a positive charge 3-2 adenosine triphosphate (ATP) – molecule present in all living cells and acting as an energy source for metabolic processes alcohol – organic compound with a hydroxyl group attached to one of its carbon atoms condensation reaction – chemical reaction in which one molecule of water is produced functional group – clusters of atoms which influence the properties of the molecules they compose hydrolysis – breakdown of some complex molecules, such as polymers: reversal of condensation reaction macromolecule – large polymers
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