osmotic

adjective os·mot·ic \ äz-ˈmä-tik , äs- \
Updated on: 12 Nov 2017

Definition of osmotic

: of, relating to, caused by, or having the properties of osmosis

osmotically

play \äz-ˈmä-ti-k(ə-)lē, äs-\ adverb

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First Known Use of osmotic

1854


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osmotic

adjective os·mot·ic \ -ˈmät-ik \

medical Definition of osmotic

: of, relating to, or having the properties of osmosis

osmotically

play \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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