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Introduction: Ions

Description of Ions

Ions: An atom or group of atoms that have a positive or negative electric charge due to a gain (negative charge) or loss (positive charge) of one or more electrons. Atoms with a positive charge are known as CATIONS; those with a negative charge are ANIONS.
Source: MeSH 2007

Hierarchical classifications of Ions

The following list attempts to classify Ions into categories where each line is subset of the next.

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