Science / Chemistry / Aufbau Principle: An approximate procedure for writing the ground state electronic configuration of atoms. The configuration of an atom is obtained by inserting one electron into the configuration of the atom immediately to its left on the periodic table. The electron is inserted into the subshell indicated by the element's period and block.
Principle Noun Synonyms: truth, given, precept, tenet, fundamental, grounds, law, rule, dictum, canon, doctrine, teaching, dogma, proposition, (basic) assumption, postulate, axiom, maxim, truism, guide, standard, criterion, model
Science / Biology / Principle Of Segregation: Mendels first law; holds that each pair of factors of heredity separate during gamete formation so that each gamete receives one member of a pair. MORE
Science / Biology / Principle Of Independent Assortment: Mendels second law; holds that during gamete formation, alleles in one gene pair segregate into gametes independently of the alleles of other gene pairs. As a result, if enough gametes are produced, t MORE