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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possibly due to increasing preference of the adsorption complex for multivalent cations (e.
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.