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A negatively charged ion, especially the ion that migrates to an anode in electrolysis.
[From Greek, neuter present participle of anienai, to go up : ana-, ana- + ienai, to go; see ei- in Indo-European roots.]
an′i·on′ic (-ŏn′ĭk) adj.
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|Noun||1.||anionic - a class of synthetic detergents in which the molecules do not ionize in aqueous solutions|
detergent - a surface-active chemical widely used in industry and laundering
|Adj.||1.||anionic - of or relating to anions|
cationic - of or relating to cations
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