[ ahy-on-uh-jin, -jen ]

nounPhysics, Chemistry.
  1. any substance capable of producing ions, as an electrolyte.

Origin of ionogen

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

Other words from ionogen

  • i·on·o·gen·ic [ahy-on-uh-jen-ik], /aɪˌɒn əˈdʒɛn ɪk/, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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