noun Chemistry.

any of several techniques for observing, by means of a microscope or an ultramicroscope, the electrophoresis of minute surface particles.

Nearby words

  1. microearthquake,
  2. microecology,
  3. microeconomics,
  4. microelectrode,
  5. microelectronics,
  6. microencapsulation,
  7. microencephaly,
  8. microenvironment,
  9. microerythrocyte,
  10. microevolution

Origin of microelectrophoresis

First recorded in 1955–60; micro- + electrophoresis

Related formsmi·cro·e·lec·tro·pho·ret·ic [mahy-kroh-i-lek-troh-fuh-ret-ik] /ˌmaɪ kroʊ ɪˌlɛk troʊ fəˈrɛt ɪk/, adjective

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