zwitterion

noun
zwit·ter·ion | \ˈtsvi-tər-ˌī-ˌän also ˈzwi- \

Definition of zwitterion 

: a dipolar ion

Other Words from zwitterion

zwitterionic \ˌzwi-tər-ī-ˈä-nik, ˌswi- \ adjective

First Known Use of zwitterion

1906, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for zwitterion

German, from Zwitter hybrid (from Old High German zwitaran, from zwi-) + Ion ion — more at twi-

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zwitterion

noun
zwit·ter·ion | \ˈtsvit-ər-ˌī-ˌän also ˈzwit-\

Medical Definition of zwitterion 

: a dipolar ion

Other Words from zwitterion

zwitterionic \ˌtsvit-ər-ī-ˈän-ik \ adjective

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