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

electroosmotic

play \i-ˌlek-trō-äz-ˈmä-tik, -äs-\ adjective

First Known Use of electroosmosis

1906

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electroosmosis

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

medical Definition of electroosmosis

plural electroosmoses play \-ˌsēz\
: 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

electroosmotic

play \-ˈmät-ik\ adjective

electroosmotically

play \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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