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cataphoresis

[kat-uh-fuh-ree-sis] /ˌkæt ə fəˈri sɪs/
noun
1.
Medicine/Medical. the causing of medicinal substances to pass through or into living tissues in the direction of flow of a positive electric current.
2.
Physical Chemistry, electrophoresis.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; < Neo-Latin, equivalent to cata- cata- + New Greek phórēsis a being borne, equivalent to phorē- (variant stem of phérein to bear1, carry) + -sis -sis
Related forms
cataphoretic
[kat-uh-fuh-ret-ik] /ˌkæt ə fəˈrɛt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
cataphoretically, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for cataphoretic

cataphoresis

/ˌkætəfəˈriːsɪs/
noun
1.
another name for electrophoresis
Derived Forms
cataphoretic (ˌkætəfəˈrɛtɪk) adjective
cataphoretically, adverb
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