Origin and Etymology of iontophoresis
New Latin, from ionto- ion (from Greek iont-, iōn, present participle of ienai) + -phoresis
First Known Use: 1909
Medical Definition of iontophoresis
: 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
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