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iontophoresis

Pronunciation: i-on'to-for-e'sis

Definition: Introduction into the tissues, by means of an electric current, of the ions of a chosen medicament.

Synonym(s): ionic medication, ionization3, iontotherapy

[ion + G. phoresis, a carrying]

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