CATION

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n. a positively-charged ion which is characterized as having more protons and fewer electrons. Examples include the sodium ion (Na) and the potassium ion (K). Compare anion.

CATION: "A cation is an ion which typically carries a positive charge."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "CATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/cation/ (accessed August 9, 2022).

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