\kˈaθə͡ʊdz], \kˈaθəʊdz], \k_ˈa_θ_əʊ_d_z]\
Definitions of CATHODES
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Mediums used between an electric conductor and the object to which the current is to be applied. In electrotherapy, electrodes are instruments with a point or surface from which to transmit electric current to the body of a patient or to another instrument; in electrodiagnosis, they are needles or metal plates used to stimulate or record the electrical activity of tissue. (From Dorland, 28th ed)
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