cationotropy

noun
cat·​ion·​ot·​ro·​py | \ ˌkat-ˌī-ə-ˈnä-trə-pē How to pronounce cationotropy (audio) \
plural cationotropies

Medical Definition of cationotropy

: tautomerism (as prototropy) involving migration of a cation — compare anionotropy

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“Cationotropy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cationotropy. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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