Definition of isoelectric
1 : having or representing zero difference of electric potential
2 : being the pH at which the electrolyte will not migrate in an electric field <the isoelectric point of a protein>
Origin of isoelectric
International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1877
Medical Definition of isoelectric
1: having or representing the same or connecting points with the same electrical potential <an isoelectric electroencephalogram> <isoelectric maps of the body surface>
2: being the pH at which the electrolyte will not migrate in an electrical field <proteins migrating through a gel to a location with pH of their isoelectric point>
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