osmotic pressure

noun

Definition of osmotic pressure

  1. :  the pressure produced by or associated with osmosis and dependent on molar concentration and absolute temperature: such asa :  the maximum pressure that develops in a solution separated from a solvent by a membrane permeable only to the solventb :  the pressure that must be applied to a solution to just prevent osmosis

First Known Use of osmotic pressure

1888


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osmotic pressure

noun

Medical Definition of osmotic pressure

  1. :  the pressure produced by or associated with osmosis and dependent on molar concentration and absolute temperature: asa:  the maximum pressure that develops in a solution separated from a solvent by a membrane permeable only to the solventb:  the pressure that must be applied to a solution to just prevent osmosis


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