Dictionary

electron transport

noun

Definition of ELECTRON TRANSPORT

:  the sequential transfer of electrons especially by cytochromes in cellular respiration from an oxidizable substrate to molecular oxygen by a series of oxidation-reduction reactions
ADVERTISEMENT

First Known Use of ELECTRON TRANSPORT

1951
Medical Dictionary

electron transport

noun

Medical Definition of ELECTRON TRANSPORT

:  the sequential transfer of electrons especially by cytochromes in cellular respiration from an oxidizable substrate to molecular oxygen by a series of oxidation-reduction reactions

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: electron tubePrevious Word in the Dictionary: electron telescopeAll Words Near: electron transport
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears