Definition of electroendosmosis in English:

electroendosmosis

noun

Chemistry
  • The migration of water, especially through a semipermeable membrane, in response to an electrical gradient. Now specifically: the movement of water towards the cathode during electrophoresis.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Chemical Abstracts. From electro- + endosmosis, after German Elektroendosmose.

Pronunciation

electroendosmosis

/ɪˌlɛktrəʊɛndɒzˈməʊsɪs/