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gal·va·ni·za·tion

(gal'vă-ni-zā'shŭn),
Application of direct current (galvanic) electricity, as in galvanizing (electroplating).

galvanisation

Chemistry
The process of applying a protective coat of zinc to a ferrous-based metal (e.g., iron or steel). In the classic sense, galvanisation refers to electrochemical or electrodeposition, but in common practice, the metal of interest is dipped in molten zinc.

Medspeak
The obsolete practice of using low levels of direct current as a therapeutic modality.

galvanization

(gal?va-ni-za'shon) [ galvan(ic) ]
Therapeutic use of a galvanic current.
See: faradism.
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