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A compound is a material made from two or more chemical elements that have bonded. The two main types of compound bonds are covalent bonds and ionic bounds. More »

Organic compounds got this name because of their association with living organisms. Living matter is predominantly comprised of such compounds that consist mainly of carbon and hydrogen. More »

Robert Hooke made contributions across many fields of science, but his principal contribution was in the field of biology. Hooke published a book called "Micrographia" in which he detailed observations and experiments wi... More »

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A halogenated compound is a combination of one or more chemical elements that includes a halogen; halogens are a group of elements that include fluorine, astatine, chlorine, bromine and iodine. Halogens comprise the seve... More »

A compound is best described as a substance with two or more chemical elements bonded together. Carbon dioxide, for example, is a compound of the elements carbon and oxygen. More »

A compound refers to any substance that contains two or more elements that have been joined together chemically. All compounds are molecules; however, not all molecules are compounds. Molecules such as O2 or H2 are not c... More »

The name for two or more elements that are bonded to each other chemically is a compound. Compounds are not to be confused with isotopes or mixtures. Isotopes are alternate forms of an element's atoms, and mixtures are c... More »