Important General Science Notes – Part 1

By | September 15, 2016
  • Aluminium is obtained from bauxite ore.
  • Adrenaline is a hormone secreted by adrenal gland and used in the event of heart failure. It fast up the heart beat / regulate the heart beat.
  • Chemotherapy (also called chemo) is a type of cancer treatment that uses drugs to destroy cancer cells.
  • Calcium oxychloride is the chemical name of Bleaching powder.
  • Anemia is caused due to deficiency of blood.
  • Aspirin, or acetylsalicylic acid (ASA) is a salicylate drug, and is generally used as an analgesic (something that relieves pain without producing anesthesia or loss of consciousness) for minor aches and pains, to reduce fever (an antipyretic), and also as an anti-inflammatory drug.
  • Sodium benzoate is used as a preservative which is found in a variety of foods, beverages and condiments.
  • Bronze is an alloy of copper and tin.
  • Chemiluminescence is the emission of light (luminescence), as the result of a chemical reaction.
  • Ignition means the action of setting something on fire or starting to burn (the ignition of the fuel in a piston).
  • Diesel oil is also known as gas oil.

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