Medical Definition of Amphions

1. Ion's possessing both a negative charge and a positive charge, each localised at a different point in the molecule, which thus has both positive and negative "poles"; amino acids are the most notable dipolar ion's, containing a positively charged NH3+ group and a negatively charged COO- group at neutral pH. Synonym: amphions, zwitterions. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Amphions

amphigories
amphigory
amphikaryon
amphikinetic
amphileukaemic
amphilic
amphilogy
amphimacer
amphimacers
amphimicrobe
amphimictic
amphimixes
amphineura
amphinucleolus
amphions (current term)
amphioxi
amphioxus
amphioxuses
amphipath
amphipathic
amphipaths
amphiphile
amphiphiles
amphiphilic
amphiphilicity
amphiphloic
amphiphobic
amphiphysin
amphiphyte

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