Difference between revisions of "Positive ion"

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Atomic or molecular species having a net positive electric charge.  
 
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This is an electrically charged atom, radical, molecule or molecular moiety which has lost one or more electrons, thereby acquiring a positive charge. The term 'cation' is not recommended because of its use in solution chemistry. The use of the term 'Mass Ion' is not recommended.