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cathode

 [kath´ōd]
the electrode at which reduction occurs and to which cations are attracted. adj., adj cathod´ic.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

cath·ode (Ca, C),

(kath'ōd),
The negative pole of a galvanic battery or the electrode connected with it; the electrode toward which positively charged ions (cations) migrate and are reduced, and into which electrons are fed from their source (anode or generator). Compare: anode.
Synonym(s): negative electrode
[G. kathodos, a way down, fr. kata, down, + hodos, a way]
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cath·ode

(C) (kath'ōd)
1. The negative pole of a galvanic battery or the electrode connected with it; the electrode to which positively charged ions (cations) migrate.
Compare: anode
2. Negatively charged part of the x-ray tube head; it contains the tungsten filament.
Synonym(s): negative electrode.
[G. kathodos, a way down, fr. kata, down, + hodos, a way]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

cathode

a negatively charged electrode to which positively charged ions move. Compare ANODE.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

Cathode

The negative electrode from which an electromagnetic current flows.
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

cath·ode

(C) (kath'ōd)
1. The negative pole of a galvanic battery or the electrode connected with it; the electrode to which positively charged ions (cations) migrate.
Compare: anode
2. Negatively charged part of the x-ray tube head; it contains the tungsten filament.
Synonym(s): negative electrode.
[G. kathodos, a way down, fr. kata, down, + hodos, a way]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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