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Movement of positively charged particles (cations) in a solution or suspension toward the cathode in electrophoresis. Compare: anaphoresis.
[cata- + G. phorēsis, a being carried]
cat′a·pho·ret′ic (-rĕt′ĭk) adj.
cataphoresisThe movement of positively charged particles (cations) toward the cathode during electrophoresis.
introduction of ions of soluble salts through the intact skin by means of electrical current. Called also iontophoresis.