osmol

noun
os·​mol | \ ˈäz-ˌmōl How to pronounce osmol (audio) , ˈäs- How to pronounce osmol (audio) \
variants: or osmole

Definition of osmol

: a standard unit of osmotic pressure based on a one molal concentration of an ion in a solution

First Known Use of osmol

circa 1939, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for osmol

blend of osmosis and mol (mole entry 5)

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The first known use of osmol was circa 1939

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“Osmol.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/osmol. Accessed 18 Jan. 2022.

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osmol

noun
os·​mol
variants: or osmole \ ˈäz-​ˌmōl How to pronounce osmol (audio) , ˈäs-​ How to pronounce osmol (audio) \

Medical Definition of osmol

: a standard unit of osmotic pressure based on a one molal concentration of an ion in a solution

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