electrodialysis(redirected from electrodialyses)
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Related to electrodialyses: reverse osmosis, ultrafiltration, Reverse electrodialysis
In an electric field, the removal of ions through a semipermeable membrane from larger molecules and particles. Compare: electroosmosis.
In an electric field, the removal of ions from larger molecules and particles.
electrodialysis(ē-lĕk″trō-dī-ăl′ĭ-sĭs) plural.electrodialyses [″ + dia-, apart, + lysis, dissolution]
A method of separating electrolytes from colloids by passing a current through a solution containing both. A semipermeable membrane is usually used to aid in the separation, with one electrode on each side.