osmol

noun
os·mol | \ ˈäz-ˌmōl , ˈäs- \
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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osmol

noun
os·mol
variants: or osmole \ˈäz-ˌmōl, ˈäs- \

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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