iontophoresis

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noun ion·to·pho·re·sis \(ˌ)ī-ˌän-tə-fə-ˈrē-səs\

Definition of iontophoresis

plural

iontophoreses

play \(ˌ)ī-ˌän-tə-fə-ˈrē-ˌsēz\
  1. :  the introduction of an ionized substance (such as a drug) through intact skin by the application of a direct electric current

iontophoretic

play \(ˌ)ī-ˌän-tə-fə-ˈre-tik\ adjective

iontophoretically

play \(ˌ)ī-ˌän-tə-fə-ˈre-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Origin and Etymology of iontophoresis

New Latin, from ionto- ion (from Greek iont-, iōn, present participle of ienai) + -phoresis


First Known Use: 1909


Medical Dictionary

iontophoresis

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noun ion·to·pho·re·sis \(ˌ)ī-ˌänt-ə-fə-ˈrē-səs\

Medical Definition of iontophoresis

plural

iontophoreses

\-ˌsēz\play
  1. :  the introduction of an ionized substance (as a drug) through intact skin by the application of a direct electric current

iontophorese

\-ˈrēs\play transitive verb

iontophoresed

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iontophoresing

iontophoretic

\-ˈret-ik\play adjective

iontophoretically

\-i-k(ə-)lē\play adverb

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