anion

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noun an·ion \ˈa-ˌnī-ən\

Definition of anion

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

Origin and Etymology 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

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noun an·ion \ˈan-ˌī-ən\

Medical Definition of anion

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


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