Medical Dictionary


noun elec·tro·pho·re·sis \-trə-fə-ˈrē-səs\
plural elec·tro·pho·re·ses \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of ELECTROPHORESIS

:  the movement of suspended particles through a fluid or gel under the action of an electromotive force applied to electrodes in contact with the suspension—called also cataphoresis
elec·tro·pho·ret·ic \-ˈret-ik\ adjective
elec·tro·pho·ret·i·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
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