atmolysis

noun
at·​mol·​y·​sis | \ ət-ˈmäl-ə-səs, at- How to pronounce atmolysis (audio) \
plural atmolyses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce atmolysis (audio) \

Medical Definition of atmolysis

: the act or process of separating mingled gases of unequal diffusibility by transmission through porous substances

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“Atmolysis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/atmolysis. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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