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electrolyte


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A substance which, when in aqueous solution, produces ions and will conduct an electric current. Acids, bases, and salts are common electrolytes. In medical usage, electrolyte usually means the ion itself.

Subjects: Medicine and Health — Science and Mathematics.


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