Ionization constant

Definition

noun

A mathematical constant that measures the propensity of a salt to dissociate reversibly into is component ions.


Supplement

Ionization constant pertains to the measure of the dissociation of a salt into ions. For instance, an acid that dissociates from an acid-base reaction.

See also: acid dissociation constant


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