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anode

 [an´ōd]
the electrode at which oxidation occurs and to which anions are attracted. adj., adj ano´dal.

an·ode

(an'ōd),
1. The positive pole of a galvanic battery or the electrode connected with it; an electrode toward which negatively charged ions (anions) migrate (for example, in electrophoresis); a positively charged electrode. Compare: cathode.
2. The portion, usually made of tungsten, of an x-ray tube from which x-rays are released by bombardment by cathode rays (electrons).
Synonym(s): positive electrode
[G. anodos, a way up, fr. ana, up, + hodos, a way]

an·ode

(an'ōd)
1. The positive pole of a galvanic battery or the electrode connected with it; an electrode toward which negatively charged ions (anions) migrate; a positively charged electrode.
2. The portion, usually made of tungsten, of an x-ray tube from which x-rays are released by bombardment by cathode rays (electrons).
[G. anodos, a way up, fr. ana, up, + hodos, a way]

anode

a positively charged electrode to which negatively charged ions move. Compare CATHODE.

Anode

The positive electrode to which an electromagnetic current flows.

an·ode

(an'ōd)
1. The positive pole of a galvanic battery or the electrode connected with it; an electrode toward which negatively charged ions (anions) migrate; a positively charged electrode.
2. The portion of an x-ray tube from which x-rays are released by bombardment by cathode rays.
[G. anodos, a way up, fr. ana, up, + hodos, a way]