Associations to the word «Electrolyte»


ELECTROLYTE, noun. (chemistry) a substance that, in solution or when molten, ionizes and conducts electricity
ELECTROLYTE, noun. (physiology) any of the various ions (such as sodium or chloride) that regulate the electric charge on cells and the flow of water across their membranes

Dictionary definition

ELECTROLYTE, noun. A solution that conducts electricity; "the proper amount and distribution of electrolytes in the body is essential for health".

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