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Definition of "cationic" []

  • Of, relating to, or being a cation (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "cationic" in a sentence
  • "An enormous variety of organisms produce compounds called cationic antimicrobial peptides."
  • "Most dyestuff manufacturers market a range of chemicals, known as cationic fixing agents (e.g. Matexil FC-PN, Levogen WW) specifically for improving water fastness."
  • "These dyes have an affinity for and are able to complex (see Glossary) with basic or 'cationic' (see Glossary) substances."