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(Science: chemistry) An oxide containing two atoms of oxygen in each molecule; binoxide.

An oxide containing but one atom or equivalent of oxygen to two of a metal; a suboxide. Carbon dioxide. See carbonic acid, under carbonic.

Origin: Pref. Di- _ oxide.

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which process removes carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere? a) combustion b) decomposition c) photosynthesis d) respiration

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Topic: biology
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Re: drink water, orange juice or Cola before eating?

... can adversely affect the digestive process. Additionally, drinking carbonated beverages brings other factors into digestion. When the carbon dioxide enters the stomach, the pyloric sphincter (which is closed while the first stages of digestion occur in the stomach) opens in response to the ...

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Re: photoautotroph and photoheterotroph difference?

... as their energy source ( as opposed to Chemotrophs which use oxidation as their energy source). Photoautotrophs fix inorganic carbon from carbon dioxide into organic carbon in the presence of water. (for example plants). They also produce oxygen as a by product. Photoheterotrophs need organic ...

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by cash
Wed Oct 23, 2013 12:40 am
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Topic: photoautotroph and photoheterotroph difference?
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Metabolic Processes (Photosynthesis)

... to photosynthesis ETC ) Explain your answer, using examples. 25.Some commercial greenhouses use propane burners to enrich the air with carbon dioxide. a) Comment on this practice in terms of photosynthesis. b) Comment on the effect of this practice on the environment. 26.Explain why herbicides ...

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by Ninthprince
Tue Oct 22, 2013 1:38 am
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Metabolic Processes (Photosynthesis)
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Yeast Fermenetation on Different Sugars

... an experiment in determining if four different sugars (glucose, fructose, lactose and sucrose) can be fermented by yeast via monitoring carbon dioxide production and measuring ethanol concentration. At then end of the experiment, it showed that fructose has the highest reading, followed by ...

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by zinoria
Fri Sep 13, 2013 1:47 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Yeast Fermenetation on Different Sugars
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