Hydrogen Ion

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Another name for proton.

A hydrogen atom consists of a combination of a proton and an electron. Hydrogen ions, or their equivalent, are key players in the determination of pH.

Figure legend: Shown is the reversible dissociation of a hydrogen atom into a combination of proton, a.k.a., hydrogen ion or H+, and an electron (e-).