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cataphoresis

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

Definition of cataphoresis

plural

cataphoreses

play \-ˌsēz\

cataphoretic

play \-ˈre-tik\ adjective


Origin and Etymology of cataphoresis

New Latin


First Known Use: 1889


Medical Dictionary

cataphoresis

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

Medical Definition of cataphoresis

plural

cataphoreses

\-ˌsēz\play

cataphoretic

\-ˈret-ik\play adjective

cataphoretically

\-i-k(ə-)lē\play adverb



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