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osmotic shock

noun

Definition of OSMOTIC SHOCK

:  a rapid change in the osmotic pressure (as by transfer to a medium of different concentration) affecting a living system
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First Known Use of OSMOTIC SHOCK

1950
Medical Dictionary

osmotic shock

noun

Medical Definition of OSMOTIC SHOCK

:  a rapid change in the osmotic pressure (as by transfer to a medium of different concentration) affecting a living system

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