zwitterion

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

Definition of zwitterion

: a dipolar ion

zwitterionic

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

Origin and Etymology of 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

zwitterionic

play \ˌtsvit-ər-ī-ˈän-ik\ adjective

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