electro-osmosis

The diffusion of a substance through a membrane in an electric field. Cf.:electrodialysis.

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elec·tro-os·mo·sis (e-lek″tro-os-moґsis) the movement through a membrane of the solvent phase of a colloidal solution when an electric potential is applied by electrodes positioned on either side of the membrane; see also iontophoresis.

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