polyelectrolyte

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pol·y·e·lec·tro·lyte

 (pŏl′ē-ĭ-lĕk′trə-līt′)
n.
A polymer, such as a protein or some polysaccharides, having ionic or ionizable constituents.

polyelectrolyte

(ˌpɒlɪɪˈlɛktrəˌlaɪt)
n
(Chemistry) chem a substance of polymeric molecules
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Noun1.polyelectrolyte - an electrolyte of high molecular weight
electrolyte - a solution that conducts electricity; "the proper amount and distribution of electrolytes in the body is essential for health"
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Further, acid-base reaction enhances the leaching of fluoride ions to form a polysalt matrix, and resin-modified glass ionomer cements, such as Clinpro XT, revealed a more controlled and sustained release of remineralization agents over a 6-week time period.
Dental GIC materials are heterogeneous materials with a biphasic nature and consist of nonreacted glass particles embedded in a polysalt resin matrix.
This phenomenon is attributed to a pronounced erosion of the polysalt matrix of the glass ionomer and by increased dissolution of the material in low pH environments [35].