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Chemistry Glossary Terms Starting with the Letter D

Chemistry Glossary and Dictionary

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DNA or deoxyribonucleic acid

DNA or deoxyribonucleic acid

Michael Ströck

This chemistry glossary offers definitions for terms which are commonly used in chemistry and chemical engineering.

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D- (prefix)

d orbital

dalton

Dalton's Law

darmstadtium

data

dative bond

daughter atom

daughter isotope

deaeration

de Broglie Equation

de Broglie wavelength

debye

Debye temperature

deca

decadic absorbance

decantation

decarboxylation

decarboxylayse

decay constant

decay rate

deci

decoction

decomposition reaction

deflagration

degenerate orbitals

degree

dehydration reaction

deionization

deliquescence

delocalized electron

delta bond or δ bond

denaturant

denature

denatured alcohol

density

dependent variable

depolymerization

deposition

deprotonation

derived unit

desalination

desiccant

desublimation

detergent

deuteriation

deuterio group

deuterium

deuteron

deuteronation

dextrorotatory

diamagnetic

diastereomer

diatomic

diazo compound

diazonium compound

dichromate

dichromate compound

didymium

diene

diffraction

diffusion

dihedral

diketone

dilatometer

dilute

dilution

dimer

diol

dioxygenyl

dipolar bond

dipole

dipole moment

diprotic acid

Dirac's constant

direct proportion

disaccharide

displacement reaction

disproportionation

dissociation reaction

dissolve

distillate

distillation

divalent

divalent anion

divalent cation

DNA

DOT number

double bond

double replacement reaction

drug

dry cell

dry ice

dubnium

ductile

dynamic equilibrium

dyne

dysprosium

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