Anelectrode An`e*lec"trode, n. [Gr. ? up + E. electrode.] (Elec.) The positive pole of a voltaic battery. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • anelectrode — (ænɪˈlɛktrəʊd) [f. ἀνά up + electrode (f. ἤλεκτρον amber, taken as = ‘electricity’ + ὁδός way, path.] The positive pole of a galvanic battery; the point at which the electric current enters the fluid to be electrolyzed. Webster cites Faraday …   Useful english dictionary

  • anelectrotonus — Changes in excitability and conductivity in a nerve or muscle cell in the neighborhood of the anode during the passage of a constant electric current. [anelectrode + G. tonos, tension] * * * an·elec·trot·o·nus .an əl .ek trät ən əs …   Medical dictionary

  • catelectrode — (kætɪˈlɛktrəʊd) [f. Gr. κατά down + electrode; cf. anelectrode.] The negative pole of a galvanic battery …   Useful english dictionary