Molecular Formula

Science / Chemistry / Molecular Formula: A notation that indicates the type and number of atoms in a molecule. The molecular formula of glucose is C6H12O6, which indicates that a molecule of glucose contains 6 atoms of carbon, 12 atoms of hydrogen, and 6 atoms of oxygen.

Other Words for Formula

Formula Adjective Synonyms: recipe, rubric, formulary, rule(s), prescription, directions, instructions, blueprint, method, technique, means, way, pattern, procedure, modus operandi, MO
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Molecular Weight

Science / Chemistry / Molecular Weight: The average mass of a molecule, calculated by summing the atomic weights of atoms in the molecular formula. Note that the words mass and weight are often used interchangeably in chemistry. MORE

Molecular Medicine

Science / Genetics / Molecular Medicine: The treatment of injury or disease at the molecular level. Examples include the use of dna-based diagnostic tests or medicine derived from dna sequence information. MORE

Molecular Model

Science / Chemistry / Molecular Model: A representation of a molecule. The model can be purely computational or it can be an actual physical object. Stick models show bonds, ball-and-stick models show bonds and atoms, and spacefilling mode MORE

Molecular Geometry

Science / Chemistry / Molecular Geometry: 1. The three-dimensional shape of a molecule. For example, methane (CH4) has a tetrahedral molecular geometry. 2. The study of molecular shapes. MORE

Molecular Genetics

Science / Genetics / Molecular Genetics: The study of macromolecules important in biological inheritance. MORE

Basic Formula Price (BFP)

Business / Agriculture / Basic Formula Price (BFP): Calculated monthly by USDA, the BFP is the base price for all milk regulated by federal milk marketing orders. Currently, the BFP is based on the preceding month’s average price of Grade B milk paid MORE

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