electrodesiccation e·lec·tro·des·ic·ca·tion (ĭ-lěk’trō-děs’ĭ-kā’shən)
Destruction of lesions or sealing off of blood vessels by monopolar high-frequency electric current.
[ih-lek-troh-dahy-uh g-noh-sis] /ɪˌlɛk troʊˌdaɪ əgˈnoʊ sɪs/ noun, plural electrodiagnoses [ih-lek-troh-dahy-uh g-noh-seez] /ɪˌlɛk troʊˌdaɪ əgˈnoʊ siz/ (Show IPA). Medicine/Medical. 1. by the observation of the changes in electric irritability that occur as a result of a disease, as recorded by an electroencephalogram or the like. electrodiagnosis e·lec·tro·di·ag·no·sis (ĭ-lěk’trō-dī’əg-nō’sĭs) n. Determination of the nature of a disease […]
[ih-lek-troh-dahy-al-uh-sis] /ɪˌlɛk troʊ daɪˈæl ə sɪs/ noun, plural electrodialyses [ih-lek-troh-dahy-al-uh-seez] /ɪˌlɛk troʊ daɪˈæl əˌsiz/ (Show IPA). Physical Chemistry. 1. in which electrodes of opposite charge are placed on either side of a membrane to accelerate diffusion. /ɪˌlɛktrəʊdaɪˈælɪsɪs/ noun 1. dialysis in which electrolytes are removed from a colloidal solution by a potential difference between two […]
- Electro-discharge machining
[ih-lek-troh-dis-chahrj] /ɪˈlɛk troʊˈdɪs tʃɑrdʒ/ noun, Metallurgy. 1. a technique for shaping the surfaces of a metal object by immersing in a dielectric liquid the object and a tool that emits an electric discharge of high current density and short duration.
[ih-lek-troh-dis-uh-loo-shuh n] /ɪˌlɛk troʊˌdɪs əˈlu ʃən/ noun, Physical Chemistry. 1. the dissolving of a substance from an electrode by electrolysis.