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noun Chemistry.
an electrolyte of high molecular weight, usually polymeric, either natural or synthetic.

1945–50; poly- + electrolyte

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polyelectrolyte pol·y·e·lec·tro·lyte (pŏl'ē-ĭ-lěk'trə-līt')
An electrolyte, such as a protein or polysaccharide, having a high molecular weight.

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A polymer molecule containing ionizable subunits is known as a polyelectrolyte.
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