ionization

ionisation

/ (ˌaɪənaɪˈzeɪʃən) /

noun

  1. the formation of ions as a result of a chemical reaction, high temperature, electrical discharge, particle collisions, or radiation
  2. (as modifier)ionization temperature; ionization current

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Medical definitions for ionization

ionization
[ ī′ə-nĭ-zāshən ]

n.

The formation of or separation into ions by heat, electrical discharge, radiation, or chemical reaction; electrolytic dissociation.
iontophoresis
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