"Polyelectrolytes" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Naturally-occurring or artificially made water-soluble POLYMERS whose repeating units are ionizable. Polyelectrolytes demonstrate attributes that are typical of salts, such as electrical conductivity, and typical of polymers, such as viscosity.
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