a medical technique in which an electric current is used to drive ions of chemicals through the skin and into the bodily tissues
Origin of iontophoresisModern Latin from ionto-, ion, ionic ( from Classical Greek iont-, i?n: see ion) + Classical Greek phor?sis, a being carried from ph?rein, bear
The use of an electric current to transport an ionized substance, especially a drug, through the skin.
Origin of iontophoresisFrom Greek ion, iont- something that goes ; see ion . -phoresis