electrophoresis

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noun elec·tro·pho·re·sis \i-ˌlek-trə-fə-ˈrē-səs\

Definition of electrophoresis

  1. :  the movement of suspended particles through a medium (as paper or gel) under the action of an electromotive force applied to electrodes in contact with the suspension

electrophorese

play \i-ˌlek-trə-fə-ˈrēs, -ˈrēz\ transitive verb

electrophoretic

play \i-ˌlek-trə-fə-ˈre-tik\ adjective

electrophoretically

play \i-ˌlek-trə-fə-ˈre-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Origin and Etymology of electrophoresis

New Latin


First Known Use: 1911


Medical Dictionary

electrophoresis

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

Medical Definition of electrophoresis

plural

electrophoreses

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  1. :  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

electrophoretic

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electrophoretically

\-i-k(ə-)lē\play adverb

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