chemical name



Scientific name given to a chemical in accordance with the nomenclature system developed by the International Union Of Pure & Applied Chemistry, Chemical Abstracts Service, or other authoritative agency.

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  • The chemical name of the substance Sally was using in the lab was long and hard to pronounce but she eventually learned it due to repetition when writing her lab report.

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  • The chemical name was not colloquial outside of our research and development laboratory so we asked that scientist speak in laymen terms.

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  • If you look at a periodic table of elements, you will see all of the chemical names given to the elements.

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