[ih-lek-troh-fuh-ree-sis] /ɪˌlɛk troʊ fəˈri sɪs/
Also called cataphoresis. Physical Chemistry. the motion of colloidal particles suspended in a fluid medium, due to the influence of an electric field on the medium.
Biology. this technique, applied to sorting proteins according to their responses to an electric field.
the motion of charged particles in a colloid under the influence of an applied electric field Also called cataphoresis
electrophoresis e·lec·tro·pho·re·sis (ĭ-lěk’trō-fə-rē’sĭs)
e·lec’tro·pho·ret’ic (-rět’ĭk) adj.
The migration of electrically charged molecules through a fluid or gel under the influence of an electric field. Electrophoresis is used especially to separate combinations of compounds, such as fragments of DNA, for the purpose of studying their components.
[ih-lek-trof-er-uh s, ee-lek-] /ɪ lɛkˈtrɒf ər əs, ˌi lɛk-/ noun, plural electrophori [ih-lek-trof-uh-rahy, ee-lek-] /ɪ lɛkˈtrɒf əˌraɪ, ˌi lɛk-/ (Show IPA) 1. an instrument for generating static electricity by means of induction. /ɪlɛkˈtrɒfərəs; ˌiːlɛk-/ noun 1. an apparatus for generating static electricity. It consists of an insulating plate charged by friction and used to charge […]
[ih-lek-troh-fuh-tog-ruh-fee] /ɪˌlɛk troʊ fəˈtɒg rə fi/ noun 1. using electric rather than chemical processes to transfer an image onto paper, as in xerography. /ɪˌlɛktrəʊfəˈtɒɡrəfɪ/ noun 1. photography in which an image is transferred onto paper by means of electrical rather than chemical processes
- Electrophrenic respiration
electrophrenic respiration e·lec·tro·phren·ic respiration (ĭ-lěk’trō-frěn’ĭk) n. Respiration induced by the application of rhythmic electrical stimulation at the motor points of the phrenic nerve, usually used on individuals whose nervous respiratory center is paralyzed as a result of acute bulbar poliomyelitis.
[ih-lek-troh-fiz-ee-ol-uh-jee] /ɪˌlɛk troʊˌfɪz iˈɒl ə dʒi/ noun 1. the branch of dealing with the electric phenomena associated with the body and its functions. /ɪˌlɛktrəʊˌfɪzɪˈɒlədʒɪ/ noun 1. the branch of medical science concerned with the electrical activity associated with bodily processes noun See electrobiology