Hofmeister series

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Hofmeister series

[′hōf‚mīs·tər ‚sir·ēz]
(chemistry)
An arrangement of anions or cations in order of decreasing ability to produce coagulation when their salts are added to lyophilic sols. Also known as lyotopic series.
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