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electrode

 [e-lek´trōd]
either of two terminals of an electrically conducting system or cell; specifically, the uninsulated portion of a lead that is in direct contact with the body.
active electrode therapeutic electrode.
calomel electrode one capable of both collecting and giving up chloride ions in neutral or acidic aqueous media, consisting of mercury in contact with mercurous chloride; used as a reference electrode in pH measurements.
depolarizing electrode an electrode that has a resistance greater than that of the portion of the body enclosed in the circuit.
hydrogen electrode an electrode made by depositing platinum black on platinum and then allowing it to absorb hydrogen gas to saturation; used in determination of hydrogen ion concentration.
indifferent electrode one larger than a therapeutic electrode, dispersing electrical stimulation over a larger area.
point electrode an electrode having on one end a metallic point; used in applying current.
therapeutic electrode one smaller than an indifferent electrode, producing electrical stimulation in a concentrated area; called also active electrode.

e·lec·trode

(ē-lek'trōd),
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]

electrode

Cardiac pacing A part of an electric conductor through which a current enters or leaves; uninsulated conductive part of a pacing lead or a unipolar implantable pulse generator's casing which makes electrical contact with tissue; electrodes are used to record the electric activity of contracting muscles; electromyographic data is collected by surface electrodes, fine wire and needle electrodes. See Ring electrode, SilverBullet electrode, Tip electrode.

e·lec·trode

(ĕ-lek'trōd)
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]

Electrode

Medium for conducting an electrical current-in this case, platinum wires.

e·lec·trode

(ĕ-lek'trōd)
Device to record one of two extremities of an electric circuit; one of two poles of an electric battery or of the end of the conductors connected thereto.
[electro- + G. hodos, way]
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Following electrode implantation, the cables of the stimulating and the counter electrode contacts were implanted subcutaneously with a central dorsal outlet port (Figure 3(a)).
Third, platinum, which is often used as a counter electrode, has been inconvenient for use as a noble metal.
Figure 9(a) shows a typical discharge and charge curve of carbyne polysulfide in a two-electrode coin cell employing magnesium metal as the counter electrode at a current rate of 3.9 mA[g.sup.-1].
The reference and counter electrodes were also rinsed with a plenty of deionized water before use.
1), in which the working electrode 2 is the steel reinforcement, while the counter electrode 3 with the reference electrode 4 are placed in the measuring head 5 on the concrete surface.
In order to study the corrosion of nickel a classical three-electrode cell was used with an Ag/AgCl electrode as reference and a graphite stick as the counter electrode. The working electrode was immersed into the acid solution.
Potentiostate can be used as analysis tools for this purpose with the method type is cyclic voltametry and standard electrode Ag/AgCl and counter electrode of platinum (Pt).
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A graphite counter electrode is provided as standard; optionally, a platinum counter electrode is available.
The detector was located in the detection reservoir and consisted of an Ag/AgCl reference electrode, a Pt wire counter electrode, and a homemade carbon fiber working electrode (i.d.

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