electroporation

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

Definition of electroporation

  1. :  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

Origin and Etymology of electroporation

electr- + 2pore + -ation


First Known Use: 1982


Medical Dictionary

electroporation

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

Medical Definition of electroporation

  1. :  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

\i-ˈlek-trə-pə-ˌrāt\play transitive verb

electroporated

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electroporating


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