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Unformatted text preview: f. Evaporative cooling 3. What is special about water and density? 4. Define the following terms: a. Solute b. Solvent c. Aqueous solution Page 1 of 2 Adapted from L. Miriello by S. Sharp d. Hydrophilic e. Hydrophobic f. Colloid g. Hydration shell h. Molarity 5. Label the diagram below to demonstrate the dissociation of the water molecule and then relate this diagram to pH. 6. What defines an acid and a base? 7. Why are apparently small changes in pH so important in biology? 8. What is a buffer and write and explain the carbonic acid buffer system in human blood yes we are back to the equation AGAIN! 9. What is acid precipitation and why is it important to living organisms? Page 2 of 2...
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This note was uploaded on 09/09/2011 for the course BIO 101 taught by Professor Harounal-rashed during the Spring '11 term at King's College London.
- Spring '11