electroosmosis


elec·tro·os·mo·sis

noun \i-ˌlek-trō-äz-ˈmō-səs, -äs-\

Definition of ELECTROOSMOSIS

:  the movement of a liquid out of or through a porous material or a biological membrane under the influence of an electric field
elec·tro·os·mot·ic \-ˈmä-tik\ adjective

First Known Use of ELECTROOSMOSIS

1906

elec·tro·os·mo·sis

noun \i-ˌlek-trō-äz-ˈmō-səs, -äs-\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural elec·tro·os·mo·ses \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of ELECTROOSMOSIS

: the movement of a liquid out of or through a porous material or a biological membrane under the influence of an electric field—called also electroendosmosis
elec·tro·os·mot·ic \-ˈmät-ik\ adjective
elec·tro·os·mot·i·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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