electroosmosis

noun
elec·​tro·​os·​mo·​sis | \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

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electroosmotic \i-​ˌlek-​trō-​äz-​ˈmä-​tik, -​äs-​ \ adjective

First Known Use of electroosmosis

1906, in the meaning defined above

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electroosmosis

noun
elec·​tro·​os·​mo·​sis | \i-ˌlek-trō-äz-ˈmō-səs, -äs- \
plural electroosmoses\-​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

Other Words from electroosmosis

electroosmotic \-​ˈmät-​ik \ adjective
electroosmotically \-​i-​k(ə-​)lē \ adverb

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