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osmosis

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noun os·mo·sis \äz-ˈmō-səs, äs-\

Medical Definition of osmosis

plural osmoses \-ˌsēz\play

  1. :  movement of a solvent through a semipermeable membrane (as of a living cell) into a solution of higher solute concentration that tends to equalize the concentrations of solute on the two sides of the membrane





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