Definition of Dielectrolysis
1. Noun. The motion of charged particles in a colloid under the influence of an electric field; particles with a positive charge go to the cathode and negative to the anode.
Specialized synonyms: Immunoelectrophoresis, Carrier Electrophoresis, Paper Electrophoresis
Generic synonyms: Action, Activity, Natural Action, Natural Process
Derivative terms: Cataphoretic, Electrophoretic
Medical Definition of Dielectrolysis
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Literary usage of Dielectrolysis
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1. Quarterly Compendium of Medical Science by D. G. Brinton (1887)
"Brondel may have failed, but there is a therapeutic power in dielectrolysis of which we have now partial confirmation, advantage of which will be taken by ..."
2. The Year-book of Treatment (1886)
"A new therapeutic method: dielectrolysis. Dr. A. Brondel, at a Meeting of the Academy of Medicine (Paris, September 22), read a communication with regard to ..."
3. Veterinary Medicines by Finlay Dun (1911)
"... with the assistance of an electric current (cataphoresis and dielectrolysis), but absorption readily occurs from open wounds and abraded skin surfaces. ..."