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1. A positively charged electrode, as of an electrolytic cell, storage battery, diode, or electron tube.
2. The negatively charged terminal of a primary cell or of a storage battery that is supplying current.

[Greek anodos, a way up : ana-, ana- + hodos, way.]

a·nod′ic (ə-nŏd′ĭk), a·nod′al (ə-nōd′l) adj.
a·nod′i·cal·ly, a·nod′al·ly adv.
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(eɪˈnəʊdəlɪ) or


in an anodal manner
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The allele producing fast anodally migrating band was designated as "a", and alleles corresponding to slow migrating bands were assigned letters proportional to their respective mobility.
This highlighted the differences in mechanisms depending on cell type and the fact that it was independent of whether galvanotaxis was anodally versus cathodally directed.
By IEF, however, the variant in all 8 specimens (100%) migrated anodally to Hb A (Figure 3).