electroporation

noun elec·tro·po·ra·tion \ i-ˌlek-trə-pȯr-ˈā-shən \

Definition of electroporation

: the application of an electric current to a living surface (such as the skin or a cell membrane) in order to open pores or channels through which something (such as a drug or DNA) may pass

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Origin and Etymology of electroporation

electr- + 2pore + -ation


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electroporation

noun elec·tro·po·ra·tion \ i-ˌlek-trə-pȯr-ˈā-shən \

medical Definition of electroporation

: the application of an electric current to a living surface (as the skin or the plasma membrane of a cell) in order to open pores or channels through which something (as a drug or DNA) may pass

electroporate

play \i-ˈlek-trə-pə-ˌrāt\ transitive verb electroporated; electroporating

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