cationic


cat·ion·ic

adjective \ˌkat-(ˌ)ī-ˈä-nik, ˌka-(ˌ)tī-\

Definition of CATIONIC

1
:  of, relating to, or being a cation
2
:  characterized by an active and especially surface-active cation <a cationic dye>
cat·ion·i·cal·ly \-ni-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

First Known Use of CATIONIC

circa 1920

cat·ion·ic

adjective \ˌkat-(ˌ)ī-ˈän-ik\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CATIONIC

1
: of or relating to cations
2
: characterized by an active and especially surface-active cation <a cationic dye>
cat·ion·i·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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