Definition of polarographic in US English:

polarographic

adjective

Chemistry
  • See polarography

    • ‘Most popular are the polarographic and the optical spectroscopic methods.’
    • ‘Invasive techniques, such as polarographic oxygen microelectrodes, cannot be used in the lung because of the inaccessibility of the bronchial tree.’
    • ‘Oxygen consumption rates were measured, after 1 hr acclimation, in a closed system using a Clark-type polarographic oxygen electrode.’
    • ‘The measurement of arterial PO 2 was revolutionized by the introduction of the polarographic oxygen electrode.’
    • ‘A standard polarographic assay was used to measure oxygen consumption by the isolated mitochondria.’

Pronunciation

polarographic

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