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1Pertaining to electronic devices implanted in an organism.
- ‘Not the traditionally constituted body, but a new sort of electrosomatic construction now becomes the site of practice and project.’
- ‘Also, electrosomatic transport of contaminants toward the cathode also contributes to contaminant mass removal..’
2Pertaining to electrical fields within an organism.
- ‘In particular, he and colleagues are trying to sort proteins in canals on microchips by size, charge or chemical affinities through an 'electrosomatic effect' achieved by the application of electricity.’
- ‘One proposed attempt at solving this problem was to treat, or "coat", the inner wall of the capillary tube so that electrosomatic flow would be reduced.’
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