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Most recent answer: 10/22/2007
Q:
are there any forces inthe body besides elctromagnetic and gravity and what is a good approach to understanding the tricks of the under standing of medical chemicals ?
- lee
engineering
A:

Of course the nuclei of the atoms in the body are held together by nuclear forces. Under all normal circumstances these nuclei undergo no changes, so those forces play no active role in body processes. that leaves just gravity and, of course, the main force involved in all sorts of chemical and mechanical processes- electromagnetism.

I don't know any special tricks for understanding chemistry. Medical students do a lot of memorizing.

Mike W.

(published on 10/22/2007)

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