electroporation

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electroporation

[i‚lek·trō·pə′rā·shən]
(biology)
The application of electric pulses to increase the permeability of cell membranes.
(cell and molecular biology)
The application of electric pulses to animal cells or plant protoplasts to increase membrane permeability.
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The needle array applicator is controlled by Genetronics' proprietary MedPulse(TM), which can be used by a physician in an outpatient setting to electroporate the tumor.