ionogen

[ ahy-on-uh-jin, -jen ]
/ aɪˈɒn ə dʒɪn, -ˌdʒɛn /

noun Physics, Chemistry.

any substance capable of producing ions, as an electrolyte.

Origin of ionogen

First recorded in 1905–10; ion + -o- + -gen

Related forms

i·on·o·gen·ic [ahy-on-uh-jen-ik] /aɪˌɒn əˈdʒɛn ɪk/, adjective
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