polyelectrolyte

[ pol-ee-i-lek-truh-lahyt ]

nounChemistry.
  1. an electrolyte of high molecular weight, usually polymeric, either natural or synthetic.

Origin of polyelectrolyte

1
First recorded in 1945–50; poly- + electrolyte

Words Nearby polyelectrolyte

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