polycation

noun
poly·​cat·​ion | \ ˌpäl-i-ˈkat-ˌī-ən How to pronounce polycation (audio) \

Medical Definition of polycation

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

Other Words from polycation

polycationic \ -​ˌkat-​(ˌ)ī-​ˈän-​ik How to pronounce polycation (audio) \ adjective

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“Polycation.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/polycation. Accessed 28 Jan. 2022.

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