amphoteric electrolyte


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am·pho·ter·ic e·lec·tro·lyte

an electrolyte that can either give up or take on a hydrogen ion and can thus behave as either an acid or a base.
Synonym(s): ampholyte
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amphoteric electrolyte

A solution that produces both hydrogen (H+) and hydroxyl (OH) ions.
See also: electrolyte
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