polyelectrolyte

An ion with multiple charged groups.
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Polyelectrolyte

Polyelectrolytes are polymers whose repeating units bear an electrolyte group. Polycations and polyanions are polyelectrolytes. These groups dissociate in aqueous solutions (water), making the polymers charged. Polyelectrolyte properties are thus similar to both electrolytes (salts) and polymers (high molecular weight compounds) and are sometimes ...
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polyelectrolyte

(from the article `liquid`) ...at one end and a negative charge at the other is called a zwitterion. Very large molecules, such as those of proteins, may have numerous positive ...
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polyelectrolyte

noun an electrolyte of high molecular weight
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polyelectrolyte

An ion with multiple charged groups. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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polyelectrolyte

Type: Term Pronunciation: pol-ē-ĕ-lek-trō-līt Definitions: 1. Multply-charged polymers, of potential usefulness, in biolubrication of flexible prostheses.
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polyelectrolyte

[n] - an electrolyte of high molecular weight
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