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Medical Term:

Arrhenius equation

Pronunciation: a-re'ne-us

Definition: an equation relating chemical reaction rate (k) to the absolute temperature (T) by the equation: d(ln k)/dT) = ?Ea/RT2 where Ea is the activation energy and R is the universal gas constant.

[Svante Arrhenius]

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