polyelectrolyte(redirected from polyanion)
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A polymer, such as a protein or some polysaccharides, having ionic or ionizable constituents.
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(Chemistry) chem a substance of polymeric molecules
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|Noun||1.||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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