polyelectrolyte

noun
poly·​elec·​tro·​lyte | \ ˌpä-lē-ə-ˈlek-trə-ˌlīt How to pronounce polyelectrolyte (audio) \

Definition of polyelectrolyte

: a substance of high molecular weight (such as a protein) that is an electrolyte

First Known Use of polyelectrolyte

1947, in the meaning defined above

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“Polyelectrolyte.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/polyelectrolyte. Accessed 12 December 2019.

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polyelectrolyte

noun
poly·​elec·​tro·​lyte | \ ˌpäl-ē-ə-ˈlek-trə-ˌlīt How to pronounce polyelectrolyte (audio) \

Medical Definition of polyelectrolyte

: a substance of high molecular weight (as a protein) that is an electrolyte

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