Medical Dictionary


noun at·mol·y·sis \ət-ˈmäl-ə-səs, at-\
plural at·mol·y·ses \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of ATMOLYSIS

:  the act or process of separating mingled gases of unequal diffusibility by transmission through porous substances


How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears