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electrosynthesis

[ih-lek-troh-sin-thuh-sis] /ɪˌlɛk troʊˈsɪn θə sɪs/
noun, Chemistry
1.
synthesis effected by electrolytic oxidation or reduction.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; electro- + synthesis
Related forms
electrosynthetic
[ih-lek-troh-sin-thet-ik] /ɪˌlɛk troʊ sɪnˈθɛt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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