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cataphoresis

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noun cat·a·pho·re·sis \ˌka-tə-fə-ˈrē-səs\

Definition of cataphoresis

plural cat·a·pho·re·sesplay \-ˌsēz\

cat·a·pho·ret·ic play \-ˈre-tik\ adjective


Origin of cataphoresis

New Latin


First Known Use: 1889


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cataphoresis

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noun cat·a·pho·re·sis \ˌkat-ə-fə-ˈrē-səs\

Medical Definition of cataphoresis

plural cat·a·pho·re·ses \-ˌsēz\play

    cat·a·pho·ret·ic \-ˈret-ik\play adjective
    cat·a·pho·ret·i·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\play adverb




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