Inorganic compounds Important ones

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Inorganic compounds lack carbon;tend to be simpler compounds;
Inorganic compound water-most abundant in body; vital properties: high heat capacity, polarity/solvant properties, chemical reactivity, cushioning
Inorganic compound salts-easily dissociate from ions in the presence of water; vital to many body functions; include electrolytes which conduct electrical currents
Inorganic compound acids-release hydrogen ions(H+); are proton donors
Inorganic compound bases-release hydroxyl ions(OH-); are proton acceptors
Inorganic compound naturalization reaction-acids and bases react to form water and salt

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