Definition of electroosmosis in English:

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electroosmosis

Pronunciation: /əˌlektrōäzˈmōsis/

noun

Osmosis under the influence of an electric field.
Example sentences
  • Upon application of an electric field, electro-osmosis generates bulk fluid flow in the device, and a protocol for eliminating this flow by attaching a polymer brush to all silicon oxide surfaces is shown to be effective.
  • Brennan learned of a system of electro-osmosis for dealing with rising damp without chemicals.
  • This is well established by studies on electro-osmosis and streaming potentials.

Derivatives

electroosmotic

Pronunciation: /-ˈmätik/
adjective
Example sentences
  • An electro-osmotic model is developed to examine the influence of plasma membrane superficial charges on the regulation of cell ionic composition.
  • Their data are scattered, probably due to electro-osmotic flow generated by the glass coverslip, or possibly due to DNA-gel interactions.
  • Both theories use the linear charge density of DNA as an adjustable parameter, lumping all of the double layer effects, such as charge screening and electro-osmotic friction, into this parameter.

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Syllabification: e·lec·tro·os·mo·sis

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