Ch 13 Basics of Electricity

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  1. Electricity is a form of energy that, when in motion, exhibits magnetic, _____, or thermal effects
    Chemical
  2. Example of a good conductor of electricity
    copper
  3. What doesn't conduct electricity well?
    insulator
  4. ______ electric current is the path of negtive nd mpositive currents moving from the generating source through the conductor nd back to the generating source
    Complete
  5. 2 types of electric current
    Alternating and Direct
  6. best describes a direct current
    produced by chemical means
  7. a rapid and interrupted current, flowing first in one diretion and then in the opposite direction
    alternating current
  8. unit that measures the pressure or force that pushes electric current forward through a conductor
    volt
  9. the unit that measures the strength of an electric current
    ampere
  10. the current used for facial and scalp treatments is measured in...
    millamperes
  11. unit that measures the resistance of an electric current
    ohm
  12. unit that mesure how much electric energy is being used in one second
    watt
  13. prevents excessive current from passing through a circuit
    fuse
  14. the grounding pin that is designed to guarantee a safe path of electricity and protect the user from electric shock
    three-prong plug
  15. All the electrical appliances you use should be ___ certified
    UL
  16. The use of electrical current to treat the skin is...
    electotherapy
  17. currents used in electrical facial and scalp treatments...
    modalities
  18. the positive electrode is...
    anode
  19. the process of infusing water-soluble products into the skin with the use of electric current
    Iontophoresis
  20. Cataphoresis infuses an acidic prpduct into deeper tissues using galvanic current from...
    the positive pole toward the negative pole
  21. a form of anophoresis and is a process used to soften nd emulsify grease deposits and blackhead in the hair follicles
    Desincrustation
  22. an extremely low level of electricty that mirrors thebody's natural electrical impulses
    microcurrent
  23. another name for Tesla high-frequency
    violet ray

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Ch 13 Basics of Electricity
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