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osmotic pressure


osmotic pressure

noun

Definition of OSMOTIC PRESSURE

:  the pressure produced by or associated with osmosis and dependent on molar concentration and absolute temperature: as a :  the maximum pressure that develops in a solution separated from a solvent by a membrane permeable only to the solvent b :  the pressure that must be applied to a solution to just prevent osmosis
February 28, 2015
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