electroporation

(redirected from electroporates)
Also found in: Medical, Encyclopedia.

e·lec·tro·po·ra·tion

 (ĭ-lĕk′trō-pə-rā′shən)
n.
A process of applying a high-voltage electrical pulse to a living cell, causing temporary permeability of the cell membrane, through which a foreign material such as DNA may pass.

[electro- + poration, inducement of permeability of a cell membrane (pore + -ation).]
Translations
électroporation