from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See electrophoresis.
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- n. electrophoresis
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The action of conveying something downward or through something else; specifically, electrical endosmosis, especially electric endosmosis employed to cause medicinal substances (such as cocaine, quinine, or the like) to pass through or into living tissues in the direction of flow of a positive electric current, or from the anode to the cathode. See endosmosis.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the motion of charged particles in a colloid under the influence of an electric field; particles with a positive charge go to the cathode and negative to the anode
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