cataphoresis

noun
cat·​a·​pho·​re·​sis | \ ˌka-tə-fə-ˈrē-səs How to pronounce cataphoresis (audio) \
plural cataphoreses\ ˌka-​tə-​fə-​ˈrē-​ˌsēz How to pronounce cataphoreses (audio) \

Definition of cataphoresis

Other Words from cataphoresis

cataphoretic \ ˌka-​tə-​fə-​ˈre-​tik How to pronounce cataphoretic (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of cataphoresis

1889, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cataphoresis

New Latin

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“Cataphoresis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cataphoresis. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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cataphoresis

noun
cat·​a·​pho·​re·​sis | \ ˌkat-ə-fə-ˈrē-səs How to pronounce cataphoresis (audio) \
plural cataphoreses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce cataphoreses (audio) \

Medical Definition of cataphoresis

Other Words from cataphoresis

cataphoretic \ -​ˈret-​ik How to pronounce cataphoretic (audio) \ adjective
cataphoretically \ -​i-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce cataphoretically (audio) \ adverb

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