amphiprotic


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amphiprotic

[¦am·fə¦präd·ik]
(chemistry)
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In amphiprotic solvents, such as water, the surface charge is counterbalanced by both cations and anions, the ionic strength is greater, and the double layer is more compact, which results in a slower EOF.