Unformatted text preview: solution. Why is this solubility biologically important? 6. What does the pH scale describe? In terms of acidic and basic, how would you describe a solution with a high pH? one with a low pH? If a solution is neutral (pH=7), what does that mean about its composition of hydrogen and hydroxide ions? What is the pH of blood? pure water? normal urine? gastric juice? 7. What is a buffer? How does a buffer raise the pH of a solution? Chapter 2(II) Terms to Know: acid aqueous solution base buffer cohesion heat hydrogen bond molecule pH scale polar molecule solute solution solvent temperature...
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- Chemistry, polar molecule, bond molecule pH