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  1. #1 Specific Heat of Urine 
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    Hi. Does anyone know which has the greater specific heat, water or urine? Thank you


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    Because its strong hydrogen bonds, not many substances have higher specific heat than water. So my guess would be water because it's the primary solvent in urine.


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    Seawater has a lower heat capacity than pure water, so urine would probably be similar to that.
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    would the ph influence the specific heat? that is, variance from 7? consider that ammonia has a higher specific heat.
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