osmol

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noun os·mol \ˈäz-ˌmōl, ˈäs-\
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osmole

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Definition of osmol

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

Origin and Etymology of osmol

blend of osmosis and mol (5mole)


First Known Use: circa 1939


Medical Dictionary

osmol

noun os·mol
variants: or

osmole

\ˈäz-ˌmōl, ˈäs-\play play

Medical Definition of osmol

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


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