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Mole (chemical)
In chemistry, a mole is the amount of a substance that has 6.023 x 10(23) atoms or molecules of that substance. Also called M.



 
 
Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.