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The movement of the dispersion medium in an electric field when the dispersed particles are prevented from moving is called:

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cataphoresis
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electrophoresis
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C
electro-osmosis
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brownian movement
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Solution

The correct option is C electro-osmosis
The phenomenon involving the migration of the dispersion medium and not the colloidal particles under the influence of an electric field is electro-osmosis.

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