[thur-moh-di-fyoo-zhuh n]

Origin of thermodiffusion

First recorded in 1895–1900; thermo- + diffusion Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

thermodiffusion in Medicine


  1. The diffusion of fluids, either gaseous or liquid, as influenced by their temperature.
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