Meaning of DIPOLAR ION in English

DIPOLAR ION

noun

: an ion charged both positively and negatively (as that of an amino acid in solution) : an amphoteric ion

the dipolar ion + H 3 NCH 2 COO - of glycine

— called also zwitterion ; compare betaine 1a, inner salt

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