endosmosis


end·os·mo·sis

noun \ˌen-ˌdäs-ˈmō-səs, -ˌdäz-\
plural end·os·mo·ses \-ˌsēz\

Definition of ENDOSMOSIS

: passage (as of a surface-active substance) through a membrane from a region of lower to a region of higher concentration—compare exosmosis
end·os·mot·ic \-ˈmät-ik\ adjective
end·os·mot·i·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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