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Glossary

  • Acid: any substance that donates H+ ions; A solution that contains more H+ than OH- ions
  • Base: any substance that removes free H+ from a solution¬†
  • Alkali: any substance that donates OH- ions into a solution; A solution that contains more OH- than H+ ions
  • pH: the concentration of hydrogen ions (H+) in a solution
  • Acidic: a solution containing excess H+ ions; a solution with a pH less than 7
  • Alkaline: a solution containing fewer H+ than OH- ions; a solution with a pH greater than 7
  • Neutral: a solution where there are exactly the same number of H+ and OH- ions

Resources

Title/link Description
The Kidneys and Drug Excretion (RLO) An examination of the role of the kidney in the elimination of drugs from the body.
The Liver and Drug Metabolism (RLO) An examination of the role of the liver in metabolising drugs.
Understanding First-pass Metabolism (RLO) Description of the first pass metabolism of orally-administered drugs in the liver and gastrointestinal tract.

Acids, Alkalis and Bases: An introduction - Print summary

This RLO introduces you to acids, alkalis and bases.

Learning outcomes

By completing this resource you will learn about:

  • acids, alkalis and bases
  • direct and indirect measurement

Learning outcomes

By completing this resource you will learn about:

  • acids, alkalis and bases
  • direct and indirect measurement

This resource was developed by:

Jennifer Dandrea - content author

Paul Robertson, Liz Hilton - developers

The resource was originally funded by Cetl.

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