polyanion

noun
poly·​an·​ion | \ ˌpäl-ē-ˈan-ˌī-ən How to pronounce polyanion (audio) \

Medical Definition of polyanion

: a molecule or chemical complex having negative charges at several sites

Other Words from polyanion

polyanionic \ -​ˌan-​(ˌ)ī-​ˈän-​ik How to pronounce polyanionic (audio) \ adjective

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