Main definitions of phoresis in English

: phoresis1phoresis2

phoresis1

noun

Medicine
  • Drug delivery by means of an electrical current; cataphoresis.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Journal Physical Therapeutics. From -phoresis.

Pronunciation

phoresis

/fəˈriːsɪs/

Main definitions of phoresis in English

: phoresis1phoresis2

phoresis2

noun

Zoology Ecology
  • Phoresy.

Origin

1950s. From phoresy; remodelled after its ultimate etymon Hellenistic Greek ϕόρησις.

Pronunciation

phoresis

/fəˈriːsɪs/