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An ion with net positive charge, having more protons than electrons. In electrolysis, cations migrate to a negatively charged cathode.
(Physiol.) Any ionized compound, as of sodium, potassium, or calcium, essential in maintaining certain metabolic processes
A substance that does not dissociate into ions when in solution, and therefore is a poor conductor of electricity when in solution
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