Orgo Ch 1 Vocab

  1. curved- arrow formalism
    a method of drawing curved arros to keep track of electron movement from nucleophile to electrophile (or within a molecule) during the course of a reaction
  2. degenerate orbitals
    orbitals with identical energies
  3. delocalized charge
    a charge which is spread out over two or more atoms
  4. inductive effect
    electron donation or withdrawal through the sigma bond of a molecule
  5. nodal plane
    a flat (planar) region of space with zero electron density
  6. vitalism
    the belief that syntheses of organic compounds require the presence of a "vital force"
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Orgo Ch 1 Vocab
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CHM 201
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