Medical Dictionary


noun elec·trol·y·sis \i-ˌlek-ˈträl-ə-səs\
plural elec·trol·y·ses \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of ELECTROLYSIS

a :  the producing of chemical changes by passage of an electric current through an electrolyte b :  subjection to this action
:  the destruction of hair roots by an electrologist using direct current


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