cationic

adjective
cat·ion·ic | \ 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

Other words from cationic

cationically \-ni-k(ə-)lē \ adverb

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circa 1920, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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cationic

adjective
cat·ion·ic | \ ˌkat-(ˌ)ī-ˈän-ik \

Medical Definition of cationic 

1 : of or relating to cations

2 : characterized by an active and especially surface-active cation a cationic dye

Other words from cationic

cationically \-i-k(ə-)lē \ adverb

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