any substance capable of producing ions, as an electrolyte.
- i·on·o·gen·ic [ahy-on-uh-jen-ik], /aɪˌɒn əˈdʒɛn ɪk/, adjective
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How to use ionogen in a sentence
As a matter of experience, the conductivity of a given quantity of an acid or other ionogen does tend toward a limit.The Elements of Qualitative Chemical Analysis, vol. 1, parts 1 and 2. | Julius Stieglitz
Hydrochloric acid is used here in order to carry the discussion in the text as far as possible with this typical ionogen.The Elements of Qualitative Chemical Analysis, vol. 1, parts 1 and 2. | Julius Stieglitz