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anion

noun an·ion \ˈa-ˌnī-ən\

Definition of ANION

:  the ion in an electrolyzed solution that migrates to the anode; broadly :  a negatively charged ion
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Origin of ANION

Greek, neuter of aniōn, present participle of anienai to go up, from ana- + ienai to go — more at issue
First Known Use: 1834

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anion

noun an·ion \ˈan-ˌī-ən\

Medical Definition of ANION

:  the ion in an electrolyzed solution that migrates to the anode; broadly :  a negatively charged ion

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