dialysis in which electrodes of opposite charge are placed on either side of a membrane to accelerate diffusion.
- e·lec·tro·di·a·lit·ic [ih-lek-troh-dahy-uh-lit-ik], /ɪˌlɛk troʊˌdaɪ əˈlɪt ɪk/, adjective
- e·lec·tro·di·a·lit·i·cal·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for electrodialysis
dialysis in which electrolytes are removed from a colloidal solution by a potential difference between two electrodes separated by one or more membranes
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Scientific definitions for electrodialysis
A process by which ionized materials dissolved in a liquid, such as the anions and cations of dissolved salts, are moved across a membrane by the application of an electric field, separating them from liquids or ions of opposite charge. Electrodialysis can be use for the desalinization of brackish water.
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