van't Hoff's law

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Medical Definition of van't Hoff's law

: a statement in physical chemistry: the effect of a change in temperature on a system in equilibrium is to shift the equilibrium in the direction that acts to nullify the temperature change according to van't Hoff's law, an increase in temperature will cause an increase in the rate of an endothermic reaction

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“Van't Hoff's law.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/van%27t%20Hoff%27s%20law. Accessed 28 Jan. 2022.

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