adsorption complex

adsorption complex

[ad′sȯrp·shən ‚käm‚pleks]
(chemistry)
An entity consisting of an adsorbate and that portion of the adsorbent to which it is bound.
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3a, b) showed that for both soils the potassium ions were more strongly held to the adsorption complex when the potassium saturation on the exchanger phase was low.