electrochemical e·lec·tro·chem·i·cal (ĭ-lěk'trō-kěm'ĭ-kəl)
Of or relating to chemical reactions brought about by electricity; galvanochemical.
|electrochemistry (ĭ-lěk'trō-kěm'ĭ-strē) Pronunciation Key
The scientific study of the electrical aspects of chemical reactions, especially the changes they bring about in the arrangement and energy of electrons. Electrochemistry is vital to the study of electrolysis, power generation by electric cells, and the transmission of electrical signals by neurons.