Medical Dictionary


noun ex·os·mo·sis \ˌek-(ˌ)säs-ˈmō-səs, -(ˌ)säz-\
plural ex·os·mo·ses \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of EXOSMOSIS

:  passage of material through a membrane from a region of higher to a region of lower concentration—compare endosmosis
ex·os·mot·ic \-ˈmät-ik\ adjective


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