Definition of Anionic detergent

1. Noun. A class of synthetic detergents in which the molecules do not ionize in aqueous solutions.

Exact synonyms: Anionic, Non-ionic Detergent
Generic synonyms: Detergent
Derivative terms: Anionic



Definition of Anionic detergent

1. Noun. (chemistry) Any detergent in which the lipophilic part of the molecule is an anion; examples include soaps and sunthetic long-chain sulfates and sulfonates ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Anionic detergent

1. Detergents, such as soaps (alkali metal salts of long-chain fatty acids), that have a hydrophilic function due to a negative electric charge which exerts a limited antibacterial effect. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Anionic Detergent

animose
animoseness
animosities
animosity
animus
animuses
animés
aningre
anion
anion exchange
anion exchange resin
anion exchanger
anion gap
anionic
anionic compound
anionic detergent (current term)
anionic neutrophil activating peptide
anionically
anionics
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anionotropies
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anions
aniracetam
aniridia-Wilms' tumor syndrome
anis
anisakiasis
anisakid
anisakis

Literary usage of Anionic detergent

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1. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"... detergent has almost no effect, as for the reaction between 2,4-dinitro- chlorobenzene and hydroxide ion in water (Figure 2), and an anionic detergent, ..."

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