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Definitions of chemistry terms may be confusing. (chuttersnap)

Commonly Confused Chemistry Terms

Learn the difference between two important chemistry terms. Sometimes these words are (incorrectly) used interchangeably. Other times, they are the terms students have a hard time keeping straight. These are differences relating to chemistry and the physical sciences, although you’ll encounter some of these terms in daily life, too. What […]

Button Periodic Table Wallpaper

This periodic table wallpaper has each element as a stack of button disks to make a button periodic table wallpaper. This 4K (3840 × 2160) high-quality wallpaper contains all 118 elements’ atomic number, symbol, name, and atomic mass. The colored borders of each disk correspond to the different element groups with a […]

Periodic Table Buttons

Many chemistry terms are very long, so abbreviations and acronyms are common.

Chemistry Abbreviations and Acronyms

This is an alphabetical collection of chemistry abbreviations and acronyms: Chemistry Abbreviations Starting With A A – Atom AA – Acetic Acid AA – Amino Acid AA – Atomic Absorption spectroscopy AACC – American Association for Clinical Chemistry AADC – Amino Acid DeCarboxylase AADC – Aromatic L-Amino acid DeCarboxylase AAS – […]