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electropositive

 [e-lek″tro-poz´ĭ-tiv]
bearing a positive electric charge.

e·lec·tro·pos·i·tive

(ē-lek'trō-pos'i-tiv),
1. Relating to or charged with positive electricity.
2. Referring to an element whose atoms tend to lose electrons, for example, sodium, potassium, calcium.
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The study compares and evaluates this method along with an electropositive 1MDS filter-elution method.
The result is a spatially localized electropositive potential on the photoconductor surface.
The drug aerosols cloud emitted by Albuterol and Ventolin were determined to be electropositive while Atrovent and Qvar were electronegative.
Also benefiting Ahlstrom's place in filtration is an exclusive licensing agreement with the Argonide Corporation to manufacture and commercialize their patented electropositive nano fiber filter media.
By including strongly electronegative or electropositive groups on separate molecules, an inductive shift of electrons can be attained during the drying phase.
At low pH, when the concentration of H+ ions in the soil solution is high, the electronegative oxygen atoms in the colloid can attract an electropositive H+ ion in the soil solution (Figure 7-10).
In the proximal tubule, [Na.sup.+]' also crosses the luminal membrane in countertransport with hydrogen ion ([H.sup.+]), thereby exchanging electropositive ions.
The system is based on a non-woven filter that uses a proprietary electropositive NanoCeram nanoalumina fiber (a 2002 R&D 100 Award winner), which attracts, then captures electronegative bacteria and small viruses.
This is because the most common metal elements (including Fe) are considerably more electropositive than the carbon atoms in organic compounds.
Carbide A binary compound of carbon with a more electropositive element, often used to coat cutting surfaces (such as chainsaw teeth) for increased strength and sharpness.
Therefore, the present study had the following objectives: (i) investigate the involvement of permanent and variable negative charges of 2 electropositive oxisols in potassium-calcium competitive adsorption; and (ii) describe the features of potassium-calcium exchange in these soils using the Rothmund-Kornfeld formulation of the Gaines-Thomas approach and its combination with the exchange site distribution model derived by Dufey and Delvaux (1989).
Highly proliferative tissue is more electropositive and hence gives a higher millivolt measurement than less proliferative tissue.