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anion

 [an´i-on]
an ion carrying a negative charge. adj., adj anion´ic.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

an·i·on (A-),

(an'ī-on),
An ion that carries a negative charge, going therefore to the positively charged anode; in salts, acid radicals are anions.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

an·i·on

(A-) (an'ī-on)
An ion that carries a negative charge, going therefore to the positively charged anode; in salts, acid radicals are anions.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

anion

A negatively charged ion that is attracted to an anode (positively-charged electrode), in electrolysis. Anions are usually shown as the second group in simple inorganic molecules, thus Cl- is the anion when common salt (NaCl) is dissociated in solution. Na+ is the CATION.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

anion

a negatively charged ion that is attracted to the ANODE during electrolysis.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

Anion

An ion carrying a negative charge owing to a surplus of electrons. Anions in the body include bicarbonate, chloride, phosphate, sulfate, certain organic acids, and certain protein compounds.
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

an·i·on

(Ā) (an'ī-on)
An ion that carries a negative charge, going therefore to the positively charged anode; in salts, acid radicals are anions.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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