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|part of speech:
||the smallest unit of a substance that has all the properties of that substance. A molecule is made up of a single atom or group of atoms.
Each molecule of water has one hydrogen and two oxygen atoms.
comes from moles
, a Latin word that means "mass." "Molecule" is a French word for "tiny mass."
The word molecule
contains the following part:
that means small