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- n. The arrangement of chemical bonds between atoms in a molecule (or in an ion or radical with multiple atoms), specifically which atoms are chemically bonded to what other atoms with what kind of chemical bond, together with any information on the geometric shape of the molecule needed to uniquely identify the type of molecule.
- n. A graphical representation of such an arrangement.
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The main concern of some scientists and healthcare professionals is that sucralose’s chemical structure closely resembles a class of chemicals that have a history of toxicity in the body.
While this was only a local ruling, the definition of bipolar disorder as a physical illness-a neurobiological disorder that affects the physical and chemical structure of the brain-is one that may be used as illustrative case law as similar cases emerge in other jurisdictions.