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chemical compound definition

  • noun:
    • Any compound created by the union of two or more chemical elements in a hard and fast proportion, the union being a chemical relationship.
    • Any single substance, either ingredient or element
    • (biochemistry) a substance created by chemical union of a couple of elements or components in definite proportion by body weight
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