mul·​ti·​elec·​trode ˌməl-tē-i-'lek-ˌtrōd How to pronounce multielectrode (audio)
: involving or containing more than one and often many electrodes
a multielectrode array
To make speech intelligible—and thus restore the full range of lost hearing—a deaf person may need a multielectrode implant that can excite the nerve fibers with varying levels of electricity.Stephen Solomon

Word History

First Known Use

1903, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of multielectrode was in 1903

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“Multielectrode.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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