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In science terms, pH stands for the power of hydrogen. The p in pH is an abbreviation for potenz, the German word for power. H is the chemical symbol for hydrogen. More »

A normal liver has a neutral pH of 7, which is the same pH as pure water, according to Scientific American. In a pH-neutral solution, there is an equal number of hydrogen and hydroxide ions. More »

A Ph.D. is a specific type of doctorate degree while a doctorate is an advanced post-secondary degree. A Ph.D. stands for doctor of philosophy, even though Ph.D.s can be earned in subjects that are not philosophy like ha... More »

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The scientific term "pH" is an abbreviation that stands for "potential of hydrogen," which is a measure of the acidity or alkalinity of a solution.The term, which first came into use in 1909, is Germanic in origin and is... More »

Potential hydrogen, or pH, is the measure of the acidity or alkalinity of an aqueous solution. A solution is acidic if its pH is less than 7. If its pH is greater than 7, the solution is basic or alkaline. More »

The pH range for Sorensen’s sodium phosphate buffer is 5.8 to 8. The pH range for 0.2M sodium dihydrogen phosphate and disodium hydrogen phosphate stock solutions were determined by Sorensen. Hence, the buffer solution i... More »

The symbol pH stands for the "power of hydrogen." The pH of a solution measures how many hydrogen ions are present in a solution. The numbers on the pH scale tell whether a solution is acidic or basic. More »