Definition of iontophoretically in US English:

iontophoretically

adverb

Medicine
  • See iontophoresis

    • ‘The membrane potential responses and firing patterns of rat thalamic neurons evoked by iontophoretically applied excitatory amino acids were recorded in vivo.’
    • ‘Reduced sweating was observed after iontophoretically applied acetylcholine on the forearm.’
    • ‘When picrotoxin was applied iontophoretically during peripheral nerve stimulation, the analgesic effect was reduced.’
    • ‘The dye was iontophoretically injected by current pulses of short duration, generated by the electrometer.’
    • ‘This invention relates to novel methods and devices for iontophoretically administering therapeutic doses of cell adhesion receptor antagonists in a controlled manner through the skin.’

Pronunciation

iontophoretically

/-ˈretik(ə)lē/