anion-exchange resin

n.

An insoluble organic polymer containing cation groups that attract and hold anions present in a surrounding solution in exchange for anions previously held.

Nearby words

  1. animus,
  2. animé,
  3. anion,
  4. anion exchange,
  5. anion gap,
  6. anionic,
  7. anionic detergent,
  8. aniridia,
  9. anis,
  10. anis-


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