Definition of Phoresis

1. Noun. Delivery or movement of a substance by means of an electric current. ¹



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Medical Definition of Phoresis

1. Synonym: electrophoresis. 2. A biological association in which one organism is transported by another, as in the attachment of the eggs of Dermatobia hominis, a human and cattle botfly, to the legs of a mosquito, which transports them to the human, cattle, or other host in which the botfly larvae can develop. Synonym: epizoic commensalism, phoresy. Origin: G. Phoresis, a being borne (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Phoresis

phons
phony
phonying
phoo
phooey
phor-
phorate
phorates
phorbin
phorbol
phorbol ester
phorbol esters
phorbols
phorboxazole
phoresies
phoresis (current term)
phoresy
phoretic
phoria
phorid
phorids
phormicin
phorminges
phorminx
phorminxes
phormium
phormiums
phoro-
phorone
phoronid

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