Galvanism meaning

gălvə-nĭzəm
Direct-current electricity, especially when produced chemically.
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Therapeutic application of direct-current electricity, especially the electric stimulation of nerves and muscle.
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Electricity produced by a chemical reaction.
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(med.) Direct electrical current used to stimulate nerves and muscles.
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Direct-current electricity, especially when produced chemically.
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Therapeutic application of direct-current electricity, especially the electric stimulation of nerves and muscle.
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The therapeutic use of electricity.
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Origin of galvanism

  • After Luigi Galvani

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French galvanisme, after physiologist Luigi Alyisio Galvani (1737–1798) + -isme.

    From Wiktionary