-phoresis


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-phoresis

suff.
Transmission: electrophoresis.

[From Greek phorēsis, a carrying, from phorein, frequentative of pherein, to bear; see bher- in Indo-European roots.]

-phoresis

n combining form
(Chemistry) indicating a transmission: electrophoresis.
[from Greek phorēsīs being carried, from pherein to bear]