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Pronunciation: e-lek'trod


  1. Device to record one of the two extremities of an electric circuit; one of the two poles of an electric battery or of the end of the conductors connected thereto.
  2. An electrical terminal specialized for a particular electrochemical reaction.

[electro- + G. hodos, way]

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