ion exchange resin


ion exchange resin

noun

Definition of ION EXCHANGE RESIN

:  an insoluble material of high molecular weight that contains groups which can be exchanged with ions in a solution with which it is in contact

First Known Use of ION EXCHANGE RESIN

1943

ion exchange resin

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ION EXCHANGE RESIN

: an insoluble material of high molecular weight that contains either acidic groups for exchanging cations or basic groups for exchanging anions and is used in ion-exchange processes and in medicine (as for reducing the sodium content of the body or the acidity of the stomach)

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