element

A homogeneous chemical substance made of the same type of atoms, each of which has the same number of protons in its nucleus. Each element has particular properties, and atoms of different elements combine to form the molecules that make up and drive chemical and biological interactions.

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elements
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Adapted from "element." Merriam-Webster.com. Merriam-Webster, n.d. Web. 11 Sept. 2015. <http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/element>
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